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Police: Woman critically injured in hit-and-run

A hit-and-run crash in North Philadelphia early this morning has left a woman in critical condition, police said.

The woman,52, was trying to cross Glenwood Avenue near Broad Street about 9:30 a.m. when she was struck by a Dodge SUV, according to witness reports.

She was taken to Temple University Hospital with major injuries throughout her body, including a compound fracture in her left leg.

The driver fled the scene, heading westbound on Glenwood. Police said the SUV is missing its right passenger mirror.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle and its operator is asked to contact the Accident Investigation Division at 215-685-3180 or dial 9-1-1.