A 63-year-old woman died after she was knocked down by a vehicle while crossing the road here on Tuesday night. The victim was knocked unconscious and was badly injured in the head. She was sent to the Lahad Datu Hospital by the public but passed away around 8pm on Tuesday. District Police Chief Superintendent Kamis Daming said the accident happened at Mile 4.5 Silam Road near Taman Harapan around 6.3Opm. He said the vehicle that knocked the woman down fled the scene and police had yet to locate it and the driver. Members of the public with information of the hit and run are urged to call the police.