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Hit-and-run crash in Phoenix leaves pedestrian injured

What led up to the collision and the suspect involved are still part of the ongoing investigation, police say.

PHOENIX — A man is in hospital after a crash Saturday morning in Phoenix.

The Phoenix Police Department responded to a call about a crash involving a pedestrian around 1:30 a.m. When officers arrived at the area near 17th and Grand avenues, they found an injured man, identified as a pedestrian, police said.

He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Phoenix police said. The vehicle involved in the crash reportedly took off before police arrived, authorities added.

What led to the collision as well as the suspect involved remain part of the ongoing investigation, according to Phoenix police. 

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