Woman dies after hit-and-run accident in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, hit and run

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 23-year-old woman has died from injuries suffered when she was hit by a vehicle going westbound on Niagara Falls Boulevard late Monday night, Niagara Falls Police told News 4.

The accident occurred on Niagara Falls Boulevard between 71st and 72nd Streets in Niagara Falls. That stretch of the boulevard reopened about 5:30 a.m. Police say the woman was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, where she died.

Detectives are looking for the driver of the vehicle, who they believe fled the scene. They are using surveillance video from local businesses to try to identify the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call Niagara Falls Police at (716) 286-4711.

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