Police: Hit-and-run driver takes off on foot

March 7, 2012 1:10:51 PM PST
The search is on for a hit-and-run driver in north Houston.

Police say a man was pushing his disabled car on the feeder of the North Freeway near West Road when a white pickup came along and hit him. The victim is in the hospital with serious leg injuries.

Authorities say the driver of the pickup drove away, but stopped down the road because of engine trouble. He ran away on foot.

Police say a person has been detained, but no charges have been filed.