After a 14-year-old girl was struck and critically injured by a vehicle in Hamilton Saturday evening, a driver has been charged with fleeing the scene.
The girl was struck at the intersection of Parkdale Avenue North and Roxborough Avenue around 5:15 p.m., according to Hamilton paramedics.
According to Hamilton police, she was walking with a group of friends on Parkdale Avenue when she was hit by a 2005 Nissan Quest at the intersection.
The driver of the vehicle failed to stop after the collision and fled the area, police said.
The girl was rushed to a trauma center in life-threatening condition, paramedics said.
Police said Sunday morning that a 30-year-old Hamilton woman has been charged with fail to remain causing bodily harm in connection with the incident.
Police have not named her.
Investigators are asking anyone with further information to contact police or Crime Stoppers.