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Authorities reached out to the public Friday for help in identifying and locating a motorist who fled the scene of a Paradise Hills-area traffic crash that left a 25-year-old man severely injured.

The victim was found lying in the roadway in the 1900 block of Oriskany Road shortly before 3 a.m. Feb. 17, according to San Diego police.

The man, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Police have no descriptions of the hit-and-run driver or the vehicle that hit the victim.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 or contact the agency online at Tipsters may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

City News Service contributed to this article.