Man hospitalized after hit-and-run in Palm Desert

PALM DESERT, Calif. - A man has been hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle in Palm Desert Tuesday evening.

The accident happened at the intersection of San Gorgonio Way and San Pablo Avenue at around 5:45 pm.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, the man was crossing the intersection when he was hit by a dark-colored, possible minivan that ran a stop sign. The vehicle fled before officers arrived.

The vehicle can be further identified by the passenger side door which is a lighter shade, according to the Sheriff's department.

The man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities are searching for the vehicle that fled the scene. If you have any information on the incident you are asked to call the Sheriff's department at (760) 836-1600.

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