Altona hit-run: Police chase Jaguar after elderly man hit by car

A sleek black sports car is being hunted that hit a 92-year-old man near a supermarket, leaving him for dead.

A black Jaguar is being hunted that hit a 92-year-old man in western Melbourne and fled.

The elderly man was crossing Pier Street, Altona, near the IGA on Sunday when he was knocked to the ground by a speeding car about 5:45 p.m.

Police said the driver, believed to be driving a late-model black Jaguar XF or XE sedan, made no attempt to stop at the scene to help the injured man.

The victim, a man from Altona, is still in hospital for observation, but luckily only suffered minor injuries.

Police have released images and CCTV of a vehicle they want to identify and whose driver may be able to assist investigators with their investigation.

Witnesses, anyone with dashcam/CCTV or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

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