PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A pedestrian suffered head injuries in a hit-and-run accident in Squirrel Hill.

Witnesses told police the pedestrian was crossing against traffic on Forward Avenue near Murray Avenue shortly before 7 a.m. Monday.

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The victim, struck by a late model Bonneville, was thrown by the impact.

Pittsburgh police say the driver initially pulled over a short distance away, but drove off toward the Parkway East once he saw the pedestrian walk to the sidewalk.

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The pedestrian was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital and is listed in fair condition.

Police are looking for the driver, described as a white male in his 50’s with salt and pepper hair, a goatee and a medium build.

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