They say the pedestrian who was struck remains in critical condition.
According to police – around 7:50 p.m. – a red Honda was speeding eastbound on U Street when the driver blew through a red light and made a left turn onto New Hampshire Avenue, Northwest.
The driver reportedly lost control after turning and struck a pedestrian crossing in a marked crosswalk.
The driver then sped away from the scene.
Along with the Honda, police are looking for a gray pick-up truck. They have not explained how the pick-up truck is connected with the crash.
If you have any information that might help police in their investigation, call t (202) 727-9099.