SEAFORD, Del. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Delaware girl who was the victim of a hit-and-run is in critical condition.

News outlets cite a release from Delaware State Police that says the girl was hit by a passing vehicle as she walked home after checking the mailbox across the street Thursday. Police located the 21-year-old driver who they say fled the scene, but have not released his name. No charges have been filed at this time.

The release says the girl was airlifted to a children’s hospital with “major injuries.”

The investigation is ongoing.