Elderly Woman Victim of New Year’s Hit and Run

west philly hit and run scene

An elderly woman is clinging to life after becoming the victim of a hit and run early Thursday morning.

The 85-year-old woman was run down while crossing the street at 56th Street and Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia Police.

She was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition.

Police believe the woman was hit by a white Chevrolet Impala. They are continuing to investigate the incident.

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