Elizabeth Hit-and-Run Incident Left Woman Severely Injured

There is an active search underway for the driver of a vehicle that struck and severely injured a woman in Elizabeth on Wednesday evening.

According to a statement released by Elizabeth City Spokeswoman Kelly Martins, the 22-year-old woman walked into the street and was struck by a car on Willow Court.

Spokeswoman Martins said the driver of the 2016-2018 gray Jeep Cherokee with black rims, temp tags in the back sped away from the scene.

The victim was rushed to the hospital where doctors listed her in critical condition, according to spokeswoman Martins.

Anyone with information should call Detective Kellem at 908-558-2068.