Woman injured by hit-and-run driver in Brighton

Boston police are investigating a hit-and-run crash on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton.

A woman was struck by a vehicle around 4:25 p.m. Wednesday and left lying in the inbound lane near 1426 Commonwealth Ave., police said.

Witnesses told officers that a white “SUV-like” vehicle struck the woman and then fled the scene, police said.

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The woman was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for a fractured pelvis and femur, police said.

The incident remains under investigation.