Blood Discovered in Mysterious Hit and Run

Officers are looking for the driver who they say may be injured

By Brandi Powell and R. Stickney
|  Friday, Aug 31, 2012  |  Updated 7:52 AM PDT
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Chula Vista police are investigating a hit and run where blood was found inside a car and more damage was done to a shopping mall parking lot. NBC 7's Brandi Powell reports from the 300 block of East H Street.

Chula Vista police are investigating a hit and run where blood was found inside a car and more damage was done to a shopping mall parking lot. NBC 7's Brandi Powell reports from the 300 block of East H Street.

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Chula Vista police are investigating a mysterious hit and run crash in which blood was found in the vehicle and damage was done to a local shopping mall parking lot.

Officers were called to the Terra Nova Plaza on East H Street just after 4 a.m. Friday.

Once there, they discovered an overturned truck in the parking lot with a smashed windshield and blood inside.

Trees were knocked over in one section of the parking lot with large branches covering parking spaces.

No driver was found. No other vehicles were involved.

Investigators traced the license plate of the vehicle to a Chula Vista address but they are not sure who was behind the wheel at the time of the crash.

Officials are searching area hospitals for anyone who may have requested treatment that might fit this incident. 

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