DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman was arrested and charged with intoxication assault after striking a Dallas city worker late Saturday evening, leaving him in critical condition.

Police say the 50-year-old city employee was completing work in the 800 block of South Good Latimer Expressway at around 11:45 p.m. when he was struck by a driver. He was standing behind his city vehicle and was wearing a reflective traffic vest at the time of the incident.

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The worker was transported to a hospital and is currently in critical condition.

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The driver, identified as 30-year-old Daisy Smith, fled the scene and pulled over about a mile away from the incident. Police say she first called relatives and a friend and then called 911. She reported her location about 20 minutes after the accident.

Daisy Smith (CBS11)

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Smith was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for intoxication assault. She is currently in Dallas County Jail with a bond set at $25,000.