R.I. man hurt in hit-and-run in Uxbridge


UXBRIDGE, Mass. (WPRI) – Uxbridge police are looking for a hit-and-run driver after a crash that seriously injured a Rhode Island man.

According to police, the 19 year-old man was walking on Quaker Highway a few minutes before 9 p.m. Friday when he was struck by a vehicle. Police said a female relative of the victim called for help.

A police spokeswoman told Eyewitness News the man was discovered down an embankment on the side of the road; it’s unclear how he got there.

He was taken by medical helicopter to a hospital in Worcester; police have not released his name. According to the spokeswoman for Uxbridge Police, the victim was in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit as of Saturday evening.

The vehicle did not stop and is only described as a dark colored car with front-end damage. Anyone with any information on the incident should call Officer Keith Stratton of the Uxbridge Police Department at 508-278-7755, or Officer Michael Bisset from the CEMLEC Accident Reconstruction unit at the Northborough Police Department at 508-393-1515.

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