HICKORY, N.C. -- The Hickory Police Department is seeking the community's help finding more information on what they believe was a hit and run.

Police say 28-year-old Joshua Edward Holden was found on the ground on the 200 block of 12th Avenue NE between Viewmont Baptist Church and the Cubbard Express Exxon Convenience Store.

He had severe injuries, which police believe occurred from being struck by a vehicle. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. Monday.

Holden was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center and then later to Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem where he is is being treated.

The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident to contact Investigator J. Patterson at 828-261-2626 or jpatterson@hickorync.gov.