A BRITISH woman has died after she was mowed down in a hit-and-run on the island of Tenerife.
The 50-year-old woman was walking with her mum in the area of Las Chafiras when a white van mounted the pavement and smashed into the pair.
1The woman was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries, but sadly diedCredit: SolarpixThe daughter was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after the horror crash on Sunday evening, but sadly died on Thursday night.
The mum, aged in her 70s, has already been released from hospital after she suffered injuries to her ribs.
Police are still hunting for the driver, who is said to have stopped briefly at the scene before speeding off after seeing the victims lying hurt on the ground.
The incident happened near a residential estate in San Miguel de Abona, south of the Spanish Isle.
It has not been confirmed whether the British pair were holidaying in the tourist hotspot or live on the Canary Island.
Civil Guard officers are working with local police to find the man responsible.
A spokesman for a regional government said: “One of the women had serious head injuries when the first medical responders arrived.
“She was transferred in an ambulance to Our Lady of Candelaria University Hospital.
“The other female suffered moderate rib trauma and was taken to another hospital called Hospiten Sur.
“The emergency call we received said the two women were injured by a vehicle that mounted the pavement.
“The incident happened in an avenue called Avenida Jose Miguel Galvan in San Miguel de Abona around 8.30pm on Sunday.
“Police are investigating.”
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