A man believed to be in his 20s was rushed to hospital after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene in Mississauga Wednesday.

It happened at around 2 p.m. outside of Dixie Outlet Mall, in the area of South Service Road and Haig Boulevard, Peel Regional Police said.

Peel Paramedic Services said they transported the young man to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle involved did not remain at the scene, police said.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the incident happened in the parking lot or on the street.

The suspect vehicle has been described as a black BMW 3 Series with damage to its front end. Police have released a photo of the vehicle prior to the incident and are asking anyone who sees the car to contact authorities immediately.

Police are also asking anyone with dashcam footage from the area to contact investigators.