ST. PETERSBURG — Police were investigating a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was seriously injured Tuesday night.
Just after 9 p.m., a pedestrian crossing 34th Street in the area of 32nd Avenue N was hit by a southbound car. The driver then left the scene, St. Petersburg police said.
The pedestrian was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with serious injuries.
Police blocked off 34th Street at 32nd Avenue as they investigated. A helicopter with a spotlight was searching the area.
Police did not release a description of the car. No other details were available late Tuesday night.