BRIDGEPORT — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Laurel Avenue Sunday afternoon, according to officials.

Scott Appleby, director of the city’s emergency communications department, said a man in a wheelchair was hit at 3:39 p.m. He said the vehicle fled the scene.

Appleby said the extent of the man’s injuries are not known at this time, adding he was transported to the hospital by American Medical Response. He said police were investigating the incident.