By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was critically injured after being hit by a scooter on the Upper West Side on Friday.

It happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue and 64th Street.

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According to police, the person operating the scooter ran a red light, hit the woman and then took off.

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The victim, a 65-year-old tourist from Los Angeles, suffered serious head head trauma, police said.

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She was rushed to the hospital.

CBSNewYork Team