PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a man in critical condition Friday night.
According to Commander Thomas Verdi, the crash happened around 8 p.m. in the 1200 block of Broad Street, near Roger Williams Park Zoo.
The victim, who’s only been identified as a 53-year-old man, was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a vehicle.
The vehicle, which police do not have a description of at this time, then took off from the scene.
Verdi said the victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and at last check, he was in critical but stable condition.
The accident reconstruction team was called to the scene to investigate.