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Video: Driver May Have Deliberately Hit Man Walking to His Grandma's House

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A hit-and-run driver remains on the lam, and police believe his victim was a deliberate target. The accident, captured on surveillance video, happened Sunday afternoon in Buena Park, when a 20-year-old man was struck while walking in a crosswalk, headed towards his grandmother's house.

Witnesses say they saw the driver accelerate in order to hit the victim, who was crossing Campus Drive at Orangethorpe Avenue with his brother, according to the OC Register. The brother ran after the vehicle when it fled after impact, but the car took off at a high speed before the police arrived.

Police found the victim, who had hit the windshield and was tossed in the air before landing on the ground. Luckily, the man is expected to recover from his injuries, and his brother was not hurt.

Authorities in Buena Park say this is a case of "assault with a deadly weapon," and note that the victim and his brother "are not very forthcoming with information," leaving the police to determine if there is indeed a connection between the victim and the hit-and-run driver.

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That driver is described as "a thin man," behind the wheel of "a gold-colored four-door, possibly a Mitsubishi Galant, with tinted windows," and an unknown license plate number. A female passenger was spotted in the vehicle at the time of the hit.

Here's the video of the hit-and-run: