Port Alberni RCMP are searching for the driver responsible for a hit and run involving a pedestrian on Friday night.
The pedestrian was struck at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Strathern Street in Port Alberni shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26th.
Police say the vehicle responsible then fled the scene.
The pedestrian suffered serious and potentially life threatening injuries and was transferred to hospital in Victoria for treatment.
The police ask that anyone who may have witnessed or has knowledge of the incident to call Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. (TIPS)