Police in Absecon are trying to find a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a man just after midnight last night.

Absecon Police say that at 12:24 this morning, officers were called to the Delilah Road overpass as a 73-year-old pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

According to authorities, the man had been walking on the eastbound shoulder of the road when he was struck by what's described as a silver SUV, possibly a Honda Pilot.

Police say the vehicle continued eastbound onto Delilah Road, towards Atlantic City.

The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or may have knowledge of those involved is encouraged to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667.

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