A female pedestrian has been taken hospital with life-altering injuries following a hit-and-run in North York.

Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Wilson Avenue and Haymarket Road Wednesday night for a call about a collision.

First responders then found a 53-year-old woman suffering from what appeared to be life-threatening injuries, police said. She was taken to hospital to be treated.

Police later said she is expected to survive, but her injuries are considered life-altering.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, police said.

The suspect vehicle is red, according to police.

Roads are closed in the area as police investigate the incident.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to reach out to police.