NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

Local

Driver Flees After Striking Pedestrian On The Roosevelt Boulevard

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened shortly after midnight on the Roosevelt Boulevard near 7th Street.

Investigators say a 22-year-old woman was crossing the Boulevard when she was struck by a car. The victim was taken to Temple University Hospital with a broken leg.

The driver fled the scene after striking the woman, police said. The victim was not able to provide a description of the striking vehicle.

The incident remains under police investigation.

Top Content On CBSPhilly

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 33,053 other followers