A pedestrian has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Blockhouse Bay in Auckland.

The 22-year-old woman was seriously injured after she was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Blockhouse Bay Rd and New North Rd at around 6.45am yesterday, police said.

The driver of the red-coloured vehicle fled the scene.

Police have appealed for the driver to come forward, as well as anyone who may have witnessed the crash or saw the vehicle in question.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Richard Sami from Avondale Police on 021 191 2981, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.