A 53-year-old Lakewood man was injured early Saturday after he was struck by a dark-colored SUV that left the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.
After he was hit, the man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital.
About 12:40 a.m. Saturday, the SUV was south on Pacific Avenue, about one mile north of Spanaway, when it hit the man at 138th Street South. The vehicle continued south after the crash, according to the state patrol.
During the investigation, Pacific Avenue at 138th Street South was blocked for more than an hour, according to the state patrol.
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