WEST COVINA (CBSLA) – A woman in her 30s has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in West Covina overnight Wednesday.
According to West Covina police, just after 1 a.m. Thursday the woman was crossing Francisquito Avenue at South Azusa Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Francisquito. The vehicle did not stop.
The woman was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, but died from her injuries just after 5:30 a.m., police said.
There was no immediate description of the driver. The car was described as a light-colored compact vehicle.
Francisquito Avenue was expected to remain closed in both directions through about 8 a.m. while police cleared the scene.