Police: Pedestrian seriously injured by hit-and-run driver in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, MASS. (WHDH) - An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Somerville Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near the intersection of Route 28 and Broadway around 8:40 p.m. found the victim suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses said the victim was a man who likely came out of the nearby Stop & Shop. The force of the impact sent groceries scattering and knocked the shoe off the victim’s foot.

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a white SUV with writing on the doors.

Motorists were urged to avoid the area for more than two hours. All lanes reopened around 11 p.m.

No further details were released.

Anyone with information is urged to contact troopers at 781-396-0100.



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