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.