Police are seeking witnesses to a vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run in Gisborne on Wednesday morning.

Two men who were out walking were seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle at around 6:15am on Centennial Marine Parade between the Millennium Wall and Pacific St.

Both men were taken to Gisborne Hospital ICU, one in a critical condition and the other with serious injuries.

Police believe the vehicle was travelling along Centennial Marine Drive from the direction of the Gisborne Olympic Pool when the incident occurred.