CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Officials say a pedestrian was hospitalized following a hit-and-run accident in southeast Charlotte Sunday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to a call of a pedestrian struck in the 5300 block of Monroe Road. Medic says the pedestrian struck was transported to CMC with life-threatening injuries.

CMPD identified the driver of the suspect vehicle as a female. Anyone with information on the hit-and-run accident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.