Beloit police say pedestrian struck by hit and run driver

Beloit police are looking for the driver of a dark blue compact car which struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene.

Officers say a person was struck by a car while they were walking across Portland Avenue, east of 4th Street just before 8:30 on Sunday night.

The suspect vehicle, which is described only as a dark blue compact car, was last seen headed eastbound over the Portland Avenue Bridge.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the suspect vehicle or driver is urged to contact Beloit police.