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Teen pedestrian in critical condition after hit-and-run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A car hit a pedestrian and drove away from the scene, police said.

The victim, Chelsea Williams, is only 18 years old and a freshman at the University of Memphis. She is the niece of former UofM player and Globetrotter Michael Wilson.

Her boyfriend, who was with her at the time, told police Williams wasn't feeling well and was trying to get medical attention at the fire station in the 6600 block of Winchester Road.

After banging on the doors, Williams ran into the road and was hit by a car, the boyfriend said.

The car didn't stay on the scene after the collision, police said.

Williams was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition, police said. Family said she was rushed into surgery and is now on life support.

Family members said they can't understand why she would have run in the street and just want to talk to law enforcemant to find out what exactly what happened.