Teen is victim of hit and run

A 17-year-old girl was the victim of a hit and run accident. / MGN Online

A 17-year-old girl is in the hospital being treated for injuries after being struck by a blue 1999 Ford F-150 Monday night.

Police say that the accident happened Monday night in the 2000 block of South Madison Street.

According to witnesses, the 17-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street from west to east when she was struck.

The driver of the truck left the scene and has not been located.

If you have any information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.