By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a driver who struck a woman this morning in Hell’s Kitchen.

It happened shortly after 6 a.m. near West 40th Street and Eighth Avenue.

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Police said the woman was taken to Bellevue Hospital with injuries to her torso.

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Investigators say they’re searching for a black sedan that left the scene.

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Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team