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Woman, 68, hospitalized tonight after being hit by car in Boynton Beach

A 68-year-old woman was hospitalized in serious condition after being injured in a hit-and-run crash this evening, police said.

The woman was crossing West Boynton Beach Boulevard, just west of Old Boynton Road, at about 6:15 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle, Boynton Beach Police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said.

The woman used the crosswalk to cross the roadway. Witnesses told police that the vehicle that hit her is a silver SUV, possibly a Ford Escape, and the car was turning left onto Boynton Beach Boulevard from Northwest 8th Street.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer George Baldino at 561-742-6853, or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted via www.bbpd.org, or by using the police department’s MyPD app.

Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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