Man critically injured in Fall River hit-and-run

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are searching for the driver who hit and critically injured a man walking along the side of the road in Fall River.

According to the Fall River Police Department, a 24-year-old man was walking on Brayton Avenue when he was hit by a black vehicle.

Police were told by a witness that the vehicle stopped for a moment, but ultimately fled the scene.

The man was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital with a serious head injury.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Police said they searched the area for surveillance video of the vehicle, but came up empty-handed.

Anyone with information on the incident should contact the Fall River Police Department at (508) 676-8511.

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