A 32 years old Romanian woman has been hospitalized in serious condition at a Palermo hospital after being hit by a Carabinieri car, Romanian news agency reports, quoting Adnkronos agency. The author of the accident fled and did not provide help to the victim, according to witnesses, as LiveSicilia.it, quoted by Mediafax, reads.

The driver is a high ranked officer whose identity has not been revealed, according to the quoted source. He drove an Opel Corsa into the Romanian house maid on a Palermo boulevard early on Friday morning.

The driver was identified shortly after the accident and faced traffic police hearings.