Woman critically injured in hit-and-run in NOTL

A 35-year-old woman is in hospital with critical injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

It happened around 10:50 p.m. Saturday on Concession 7 Rd. and Line 6 Rd.

Emergency crews arrived on scene and located the seriously-injured woman.

She was rushed to a Niagara Falls hospital but later transferred to an out of region trauma centre.

Police say the vehicle involved in the crash did not stop. Investigators are searching for a dark coloured pickup truck with a loud muffler and tinted windows. It was last seen travelling south on Concession 7 Rd.

“The truck is believed to have front end damage and possibly missing a side mirror,” said Niagara police in a news release.

Anyone with information that could help with the investigation is asked to contact 905-688-4111, ext. 5600.