Hit-and-run driver flips car, abandons injured passenger inside, police say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who flipped a car and abandoned an injured passenger inside.

CHP officers say it happened at about 3 Saturday morning.

The suspect, according to authorities, lost control after taking the Downtown Fresno exit from Highway 99 to Golden State.

Officials say the car hit a pole and tumbled, roof first, onto an overpass, crushing the passenger side of the vehicle.

Officers say after the accident, the driver climbed out and ran away.

Fresno police and K-9 officers tried to help find the driver but so far they have not tracked the person down.

The passenger was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.
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