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2 Pedestrians Hurt in Hollywood Hit-and-Run

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck two people crossing the street in Hollywood.

A man and a woman were walking across the street on Selma Avenue when they were hit by a black Mercedes SUV heading westbound on Selma.

hitrun-picThe victims, both said to be about 25 years old, were in a crosswalk at the time, according to police.

The man suffered a broken leg, and the woman had foot injuries. They were both taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

The SUV sped away heading south on Highland Avenue.

Police say the vehicle should have damage to the bumper and hood, including a missing Mercedes emblem, which broke off.

Investigators are now talking to witnesses.

They also plan to review surveillance video from a nearby business to see if it captured the accident.

Police say the area is very well lit, so the driver had to have known what happened. Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD.