Published: Sep 07, 2010 6:52 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 07, 2010 3:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) - Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and critically injured a Canadian tourist in Miami and who then fled the scene.

Miami police say 21-year-old Oliver Lamontagne of Quebec was attempting to cross a street when he was hit by a white colored sedan, possibly a Ford Taurus or Buick.

Police say the vehicle has a partial tag of AJE41. It may have damage to the front right side and windshield.

Lamontagne, who was vacationing in South Florida, was transported to an area hospital, where police say he is listed in extremely critical condition.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Miami Police Department's Traffic Homicide Unit at 305-603-6525 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.