BAYTOWN, Texas Baytown police were investigating what appeared to be an auto-pedestrian accident in a parking lot early Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on W. Baker Road at Garth Road, according to the Baytown Police Department.

Investigators said the woman was found lying in the parking lot of a shopping center and was sent to the hospital by Life Flight. Although she was seriously injured, she was able to tell police she was hit by a car.

The driver fled the scene before police arrived.

A knife was found on the ground near the woman, but police weren t sure if it was tied to the incident.

An investigation is ongoing.

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