WYANDANCH, L.I. — A baby girl who was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash on Long Island has died, police said Monday.
Officials said 8-month-old Saige Berry was inside an SUV with her mother when it collided with another vehicle and flipped over Sunday night.
The Nissan Murano was traveling eastbound on Davidson Street in Wyandanch around 9 p.m. when it collided with a Lexus driving in the opposite direction near Pine Street, authorities said.
The Murano overturned in the crash and the driver fled the scene on foot, according to police.
Officials said Saige, a passenger in the Murano, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. She later died, police said.
The infant’s mother, 24, was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Lexus, 42, sustained minor injuries, authorities said.
Police were still searching for the driver of the Murano Monday afternoon.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555. All calls will be kept confidential.