Two people changing a tire along Interstate 5 on Thursday evening were injured when they were struck by a passing car. The driver fled the scene.
The victims’ Nissan Maxima was pulled off of southbound I-5 at the 56th Street exit, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Three people were outside the vehicle and one was inside when a black Honda Civic struck the vehicle and continued on.
A 52-year-old Lakewood man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital.
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A 29-year-old Tacoma man was injured but not transported.
Two 17-year-old girls were not injured.
The State Patrol is looking for the Civic, which has a missing passenger-side mirror.