Police seek Central Falls hit-and-run suspect, offer vehicle description

Blackstone Valley

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — Central Falls police said a pedestrian was left in the roadway with severe injuries following a hit-and-run crash Wednesday on Higginson Avenue. On Thursday, officers issued a description of the vehicle and are looking to the public for help in finding the suspect.

Police are searching for a dark-colored Audi A4 that is a 2009-2012 model year. According to police, the vehicle sustained damage to its roof, windshield and front end.

Police said the victim, 27, remains in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital. On Wednesday, Central Falls Police Chief James Mendonca said the victim suffered an “extensive” injury to his right leg. A witness told Eyewitness News that he and another man sat with the victim until emergency responders arrived on scene.

Those with information are urged to call the Central Falls Police Department at (401) 727-7411 or their anonymous TIPS line at (401) 727-7420.Eyewitness News is working the story and will have the latest starting live at 5 on WPRI 12.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 11/4/20:Joe Cammarano, Political Science Professor, Providence College

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community

The Border Report Tour

More Border Report Tour