Police searching for driver who struck pedestrian in hit-and-run

Police were on the scene after a pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident. (Credit: KMOV)

The search is on for a driver who struck a pedestrian in the Metro East Monday morning.

The accident happened just after 3 a.m. this morning on Illinois Route 203 near Granite City.

Illinois State Police said the driver of the car fled the scene, and police do not have a description of the vehicle.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital. The extent of injuries are unknown at this time.

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