MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday afternoon in St. Paul.

Police say it happened outside of a market on Dale Street and University Avenue at about 3 p.m. An SUV hopped a curb, hit the victim, then fled the scene.

Officers caught up with the driver a few blocks away. The victim suffered a broken femur and possible back injuries. She is expected to survive.

Police have not released any more information on the suspect.

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