A hit and run driver left a man critically injured at a northside intersection early Sunday.

It happened around 2:40 a.m. near West Ave. and Santa Monica.

According to police, a man was walking down West Ave. when the driver slammed into him.

Police say it unclear whether the man was crossing the street or walking in the middle of the street.

But they do know the driver who hit him just kept going.

The victim had a fractured leg and was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

Police are now searching for the hit and run driver.