UPDATE: Police are expected to lay charges against teen over an alleged hit and run at Bakers Creek this morning. 

A 17-year-old girl has been assisting police with inquiries. 

A police media spokeswoman said officers were expeced to charge her with failure to comply with duties of a driver involved in a crash. 

INITIAL: POLICE have arrested a woman after she was allegedly involved in a hit and run on the Bruce Highway, Bakers Creek early this morning.

Police allege the vehicle the woman was travelling in hit a traffic light about 2.50am.

They also allege she then fled the scene on foot and was found a short time later.

She was taken to Mackay Base Hospital for observation.

A QPS spokeswoman said charges were expected to be laid.

Council workers also attended the scene to assess damage to the traffic light.

It is understood the scene has now been cleared.