Police appeal for witnesses after Epping hit and run

The victim was taken to hospital with upper body injuries. (Supplied)

Michaela Meade

A school crossing supervisor was hit by a vehicle in Epping on Monday morning.

Greensborough Highway Patrol officers have been told the 58-year-old South Morang man was removing flags from a Findon Road school crossing at 9am when he was struck by a silver vehicle.

Police said the man fell onto the road and rolled into the gutter, and was later transported to hospital with upper body injuries.

Police believe the vehicle stopped a short distance away from the scene, and then drove away without providing assistance.

Police believe the vehicle was a small silver or grey sedan with Victorian registration plates.

The driver is believed to be a Caucasian female, about 50 years old with light brown hair.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, has dash cam footage or CCTV from nearby is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.