SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Investigators are looking for the public's help as they investigate a hit and run crash.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that around 10 p.m. Wednesday, a scooter and vehicle collided near Liberty Street and Phoenix Terrace.

Both people on the scooter - a male rider and female passenger - were taken to Baystate Medical Center with serious injuries.

"The adult male rider's injuries are potentially life-threatening," Walsh explained.

Police said that the driver of the vehicle left the scene.  Investigators believe that the vehicle is a black Nissan SUV.

Those with information is asked to call the Springfield Police traffic unit at (413) 787-6333 or 'Text-A-Tip' to CRIMES (274637) and in the message, type SOLVE and your tip.

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