A 46-year-old woman was struck and killed Saturday afternoon in South Philadelphia by a driver who was attempting to flee the scene of an automobile accident.

Shortly before 4:30 p.m. at 23rd and Jackson Streets, the driver of a white SUV struck multiple vehicles and then the woman, who died at the scene, according to Philadelphia police.

The driver, who was not identified, was transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center by police. Authorities offered no additional information about the woman's identity or the accident.