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A hit-and-run driver struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Tuesday at a Bankers Hill intersection, police said.

The crash was reported shortly before 3:20 a.m. at the intersection of Grape Street and Third Avenue, according to public affairs Officer Billy Hernandez of the San Diego Police Department.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, Hernandez said. He added that it was not immediately known if the victim was male or female.

The driver fled in a vehicle described as a dark-colored sedan, but no suspect description was immediately available.

–City News Service

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