Chico Police are asking the public's help for information on a vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run incident. A man was found in the roadway on East 8th Street near Poplar Street around 6:30 Wednesday morning. Officers determined that he was struck by a vehicle that had fled the area. The unidentified victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for multiple contusions and according to police, he has since been released from the hospital.
According to a Chico Police press release, the suspected vehicle is described as a small white or light colored sedan and would likely have minor to moderate damage to the right front part of the vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4910.