Weslaco – A man is critically injured in a hit-and-run early Saturday morning.

According to reports 22-year-old Ernesto de la Garza was struck by the driver of a dark Gray Chrysler 300 near the intersection of Expressway 83 and the FM 1015 overpass.

Police say de la Garza got out of his car after arguing with his girlfriend.

He was hit as soon as he stepped into the traffic lane.

He’s now at a hospital in SAN ANTONIO.

Investigators are searching for the driver responsible.

If you have any information about the incident contact authorities at (956) 968-8477.