Man seriously injured in Perth hit-and-run

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A MAN has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Perth’s east, where he was left on the side of the road for hours.

The 22-year-old was walking along Toodyay Road to a petrol station in Stratton after 11pm on Saturday when he was struck by the unknown vehicle.

He managed to crawl to the side of the road, where a passing motorist found him after 3.20am, and he was taken to Royal Perth Hospital.

A spokesman for WA Police confirmed Major Crash officers were investigating a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred in Stratton.

“The victim, a 22-year-old man, has left an address in Jane Brook with intention of walking to a local petrol station,” he said.

“He was walking west along Toodyay Road on the edge of the road. Near the intersection of Lewis Jones Cross he was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle.

“He landed in the centre of the road, but managed to crawl to the side of the road where he was discovered just after 3.20am by a passing motorist.”

Police are urging witnesses to come forward. Anyone with any information or dashcam footage is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.