Oklahoma City, OK - A man has been transported to a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Southwest Oklahoma City.

According to police, the accident occurred at Southwest 44th Street and Walker Avenue. 

Police said the vehicle struck the man and then took off. Police are searching for a gold or sand-colored full-size SUV, similar to a Tahoe. 

The victim, whose name has not been released, was transported from the scene in critical condition, according to police. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 for updates.