UPDATE, 9/26: From EPD:

The vehicle and driver have been located. The Eureka Police Department appreciates the community’s assistance with the investigation.

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Eureka Police Department press release: 


On September 25, 2018 at about 1230 a.m., EPD officers responded to the 1700 block of 4th Street for a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run traffic collision. When officers arrived on scene they located the pedestrian in the roadway suffering from major injuries. The pedestrian was transported from the scene to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect vehicle was described as a black, two-door coupe. It was last seen traveling westbound on 4th Street from the vicinity of R Street.

The Eureka Police Department is asking anyone that may have witnessed the collision or who may have surveillance footage of the collision or the suspect vehicle leaving the vicinity to contact Detective Corrie Watson at 441-4032 or the Eureka Police Department at 441-4060.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when available.