FULLERTON, California (March 28, 2016) – A man running away from police was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision Monday on West Orangethorpe Avenue, according to The Orange County Register.
The incident occurred shortly after 10 p.m.
Fullerton police said the man was riding a bicycle when police attempted to question him, but instead he went running across the eastbound lanes of West Orangethorpe Avenue and he was struck by a 4-door vehicle.
As per The Orange County Register, the victim was immediately transported to a hospital with unspecified injuries. His name and condition remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and took off the scene.
The eastbound lanes of Orangethorpe was forced to be closed from South Richman Drive to South Highland avenues following the accident.
Authorities will gather more information and evidence to locate the hit-and-run motorist.
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