Woman near death following hit-and-run crash Friday night

The Boston Police Department reports a woman crossing the street at Dorchester Avenue and Dix Street around 9 p.m. yesterday was hit by a vehicle that then kept going.

In a statement, police said, "On arrival, officers located the victim, a pedestrian, lying face down in the roadway. The victim, a 42 year-old female, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where she’s being treated for life threatening injuries."

Police say the vehicle was possibly cream colored.

Anybody with information can contact C-11 detectives at 617-343-4335 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).