Man Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash Was Missing Person: Deputies

A man struck by a car in Vista and left for dead early Wednesday was recently reported missing by family members according to San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officials.

A passing driver noticed the man in the road, lying face down in the right lane at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Deputies told NBC 7 all evidence points to a collision with a car that then left the scene.

There were no details given on the car involved.

The victim was described by deputies as an Oceanside man in his mid 20s who was reported to be missing as of March 9.

He was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

The man’s family has been notified and is meeting him at the hospital, deputies said.

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