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Milwaukee Police: Elderly woman in critical condition following hit-and-run accident

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An elderly Milwaukee woman is in critical condition following a hit-and-run accident near S. Cesar Chavez drive and W. Washington Street.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

According to Milwaukee Police, the woman was crossing Washington Street in the middle of the block, just east of the intersection, when she was struck by a car that fled the scene.

The striking vehicle is being described as a silver, 4-door sedan. The make of the vehicle is not known but it is believed to be an early 2000's model.

Police say the vehicle may have damage to the rear bumper.

The woman was taken to a local hospital.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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