A man was struck by a car in a hit and run over the weekend in Shaunavon.

RCMP say just after 1am on Saturday, the man was walking westbound on fifth avenue towards the Coop Gas Bar when a vehicle struck him and then drove off.

He sustained minor injuries and stayed in hospital over night for observation.

The vehicle is described as a dark, possibly black, full size car with round tail lights.

If you have any information on this hit and run please contact the Shaunavon RCMP at 297-5550 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.