A pedestrian has been injured in a hit and run in Queenstown tonight.

Police were alerted to the incident near Adelaide St and Frankton Rd at 10.06pm, a police spokesman said.

"The driver of the silver station wagon has left the scene, possibly travelling up Melbourne St.

"Police are making enquiries to locate the driver."

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The pedestrian was taken to Dunedin Hospital by ambulance.

The Serious Crash Unit has been advised of the incident.