SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A pedestrian was seriously injured today by a hit-
and-run driver after the victim laid down in the road in the Rolando
neighborhood, police said. The injury took place at 4:56 a.m. Saturday in the 6300 block of El Cajon Boulevard, according to Officer David O'Brien of the San Diego Police
Department. A vehicle of unknown description struck the pedestrian, who was laying
in the street, the officer said. ``The driver of the vehicle stopped and assisted the pedestrian out of the road,'' O'Brien said. ``The driver then fled the scene.''The pedestrian was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was treated for serious injuries. Officers from the SDPD Traffic Division were investigating the incident.
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