By CBS3 Staff

ABSECON, N.J. (CBS) — Police in Atlantic County are searching for a hit-and-run driver who left a 73-year-old man seriously injured. Officers say they were called to the Delilah Road overpass just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday for reports of a crash involving a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, officers found the 73-year-old Philadelphia man suffering from injuries.

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According to officials, the man was walking on the shoulder of the roadway when a vehicle, described as a silver SUV, struck him and kept driving.

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Police say the vehicle continued onto Absecon Boulevard toward Atlantic City.

The victim was taken to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center and is listed in serious condition.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or any information is encouraged to contact the Absecon Police Department at 609-641-0667.