A 22-year-old woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday night, according to Halifax Regional Police.

Officers said it happened around 8:40 p.m.

Police said the woman was hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Pleasant Street and Belmont Avenue as she was crossing the street. It was not a marked crosswalk. Her injuries are described as life-threatening. 

The 26-year-old woman driving the car stayed on the scene.

Halifax Regional Police said there is no decision yet on charges.

The accident investigation team is looking into the crash.