KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Tuesday evening.

Investigators said the driver of a white Mitsubishi Diamante was headed west on Independence Avenue when the vehicle struck a male pedestrian who was crossing the road from the north to the south.

The Mitsubishi driver left the scene of the crash, but returned minutes later.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Mitsubishi was treated on the scene.