Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of 40th Street and Penn Avenue around 12:30 p.m.
Responding officers found a male victim in a wheelchair who was alert and conscious. He was transported to the hospital by EMS in stable condition for evaluation.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Police are following up on witness accounts and descriptions of the vehicle and license plate.
The investigation is ongoing.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.