Man, 77, hit by car at Warrawong

A 77-year-old man has been run down while crossing the road at Warrawong on Saturday.

Lake Illawarra police are calling for witnesses to come forward after the man was struck by a red Holden Commodore sedan while crossing Lee Street around 12.50pm.

The man was taken to Wollongong Hospital suffering a broken pelvis, ankle and knee.

The female driver stopped briefly before leaving the scene. Police are investigating the incident.