The 29-year-old Passaic victim was struck at Myrtle Avenue and Sherman Street around 8:45 p.m., Capt. Jonathan Schaer said.
The black, four-door sedan took off, a witness told police.
The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center with a cut on his ear, the captain said.
Anyone who might have witnessed the crash, or has information that could help find the driver, is asked to contact Passaic police: (973) 365-3900.
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