An elderly Boise woman just trying to cross the road has been critically injured in an auto-pedestrian accident. 

It happened last night about 5:30 at the intersection of Ustick and Constantine Street.

According to KTVB the woman, who has not been identified yet, sustained life-threatening injuries. She was using the crosswalk.

The driver of the car that hit her did remain on the scene and is cooperating with authorities. No word yet on what exactly caused the crash.

If you saw anything you are being urged to call 208-377-6790.

We're crossing our fingers that she makes it. No one wants to lose a loved one right before Christmas.