A 61-year-old Metairie woman is in serious condition after being hit by an SUV near a Lakeside Shopping Center parking garage that fled the scene Thursday afternoon, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department said.

The incident happened just after 1:30 p.m. near the mall's J.C. Penney store. Witnesses were able to get a photo of the vehicle's Louisiana license plate, YRX 913, and described it as a red 2008 Nissan Armada. 

The woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries, including a fractured skull. 

Anyone with information on the vehicle's whereabouts is asked to call the JPSO's Traffic Division at 504-598-5880 or Crimestoppers.