Developing: Female victim struck in hit-and-run crash near 40th and Villard

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a crash, believed to be a hit-and-run, which happened near 40th and Villard on Wednesday afternoon, August 24th.

It happened around 3:15 p.m.

Police say the investigation is in its early stages, but preliminary information indicates a female was struck by a vehicle which then left the scene.

The female victim was taken to the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and MPD is seeking the striking vehicle.