A female pedestrian was struck by a car on the 91 Freeway in Buena Park early Tuesday morning, April 17, 2017. The vehicle fled the scene. The California Highway Patrol does not yet have a description of the hit-and-run suspect or the suspect’s car.

The incident happened shortly before 5 a.m. on the Valley View Street off-ramp on the westbound side of the freeway. CHP officials said witnesses called 911 reporting that a woman was walking on the expressway It is unclear why the woman was walking on the highway. The victim’s identity wasn’t released.