Springfield police are looking for the person who was driving the vehicle that hit a pedestrian in the 1800 block of Damascus Avenue.
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The victim, an adult, has been taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. The victim's condition was not immediately known, Lt. Krantz said.
Police found the vehicle a few blocks away, abandoned, he said.
The incident was reported just before 7 p.m. as a pedestrian strike on Damascus, near West John Street.
If you believe you saw the driver or someone running from a vehicle near Damascus, you are asked to call police dispatch, 937-324-7680.
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