A 60-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene Thursday night in East Bakersfield.
Officers responded to the scene at the 1700 block of Flower Street a little before 9 p.m. The female victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
A while later a 16-year-old boy returned to the scene and admitted to being the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident. He was detained at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.