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Driver flees after running over man lying in road

Hit-and-run occurred on 9800 block of Genesee Ave.
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Posted at 10:14 AM, Sep 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-24 13:14:48-04

A man who was lying in the street in University City was run over Saturday morning by a hit-and-run driver, according to police.

The unidentified 63-year-old man was lying in the 9800 block of Genesee Avenue shortly before 5 a.m. when he was run over, Officer Frank Cali said.

The victim was taken to a hospital with a broken leg.

Police had no information on the vehicle that ran over the man, which kept going eastbound on Genesee Avenue, Cali said.