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"Hit-and-run victim remains in critical condition"

The Apple Valley woman, 26, struck by a hit-and-run motorist last week is still in critical condition, according to the Pioneer Press.

Joan LeVasseur was brought to Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville after she was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and 153rd Street around 9:15 p.m. Friday.

The vehicle, which left the scene without stopping, was described as a large and light-colored.

LeVasseur, who is deaf, was later transferred to Hennepin County Medical Center, where she was treated for head trauma, a severe brain injury, facial lacerations, a broken hand and fractures on her legs and pelvis.

The Pioneer Press wrote that "anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Apple Valley police at 952-953-2700 or the Dakota County Communications Center at 651-322-2323."