Hit-and-run victim taken to hospital

October 8, 2008 1:53:03 PM PDT
A person who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Hercules this morning has been taken by ambulance to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Initial reports indicated that a child had been hit, but the CHP is now reporting that the person is an adult, CHP Officer A. Paulson said.

The crash was reported at 9:01 a.m. at Willow Avenue at Viewpointe Boulevard. The vehicle involved may have been a silver Mercedes.

Information about the extent of the victim's injuries was not immediately available.