NEW DORP, Staten Island (PIX11) – An off-duty FDNY EMT was injured by a hit-and-run driver on Staten Island Thursday, officials said.

The hit-and-run happened at 108 Locust Avenue in New Dorp around 12:30 p.m., NYPD officials said. 

A 29-year-old off-duty EMT was entering her vehicle when a black Chevrolet car driving southbound struck her, officials said. The woman was hospitalized with traumatic injuries, officials said.

The driver fled on foot after the crash, police said.

The president of the EMT and paramedics union posted on social media that “the perpetrator that was involved with critically injuring our member earlier today is caught.” The NYPD hasn’t yet confirmed that with PIX11 News.

Editor’s note: The NYPD initially provided the incorrect age of the victim. The article has been updated with her correct age.