UPDATE: Wilmington Police investigating hit and run

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Wilmington Police investigate hit and run (Photo: David Lewis/WWAY)

 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington Police traffic unit is investigating a hit and run.

Police said it involved a pedestrian, and that all westbound lanes on Market Street at Montgomery Avenue are closed.

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This is a developing story. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

UPDATE: On July 28 around 9:45p.m. an SUV struck an unknown pedestrian at the 3300 block of Market Street in Wilmington. 

The victim suffered multiple serious injuries and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for surgery. He is currently in critical condition. 

The driver of the SUV initially left the scene but returned shortly after officers arrived.

The victim had no identification on him at the time of the incident.

WPD traffic unit is investigating.