As he crossed the road, he was struck by a grey coloured saloon car which failed to stop and drove off in the direction of Skipton Castle.
Police are asking the driver of the car to make contact with them and to anyone else who can either identify the driver or who witnessed the collision to come forward.
Sergeant Pete Stringer of Skipton Roads Policing Group, said: Enquiries are progressing to trace the driver of the car and we urge him to make himself known to the police as a matter of urgency.
The driver and anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room, or email email@example.com
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference number 272 of 28 November 2014.