Pedestrian hit by car on Union Avenue, transported to hospital in critical condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department confirmed a pedestrian was hit by a car on Union Avenue near Avalon in Midtown Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m where a woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

She was transported to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

This is an ongoing investigation.

We will update you as more information becomes available.