Victims suffers "significant injuries" in incident early Monday

Taft Police are investigating a vhicle vs. pedestrian hit-and-run accident early Mondaypedestrian that left a man with "significant injuries."

The incident took place just after 4 a.m. at Sixth and Kern Street, Chief of Police Damon McMinn said.

The victim, an adult male, was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, McMinn said.

No further information is being released at this point because the investigation is still ongoing.

The suspect driver could face felony hit and run charges if caught, McMinn said.