Lights on a police car. Photo by Alexander Nguyen

A 64-year-old man suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on a Hillcrest street this morning, police said.

The crash was reported around 8:45 a.m. in the 4000 block of Front Street, near West Washington Avenue, San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez said.

The pedestrian, a 64-year-old man, was bleeding from his head when officers arrived, and paramedics took him to a hospital for treatment of serious head injuries, Martinez said.

The driver of the involved vehicle, described as a gray Dodge Ram pickup, fled the scene following the crash, Martinez said.

–City News Service

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