Police are investigating after a hit and run Thursday morning in the Beltline that sent a man in his 20s to hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

A man was hit by someone driving a dark-coloured sedan on Fourth Street and 15th Avenue S.W. around 9:30 a.m. MT.

According to witnesses there was a verbal altercation between the occupants of the sedan and a group of men walking down the street.

The sedan reportedly struck the victim shortly after, then the driver fled the scene.

The victim remains in critical condition in the hospital.

Police are asking for any witnesses, or anyone with information on the incident to contact them at 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers.