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Woman remains hospitalized after hit-and-run Monday in Westwood; police searching for driver

A 26-year-old woman who was seriously injured Monday night by a hit-and-run driver while walking her dog in Westwood remained hospitalized today, Westwood police said.

Jillian Belanger was walking in the 400 block of Washington Street when a car traveling in the southbound lane struck her, police said. Officers responded to the scene at 8:52 p.m., police said, and the woman was taken to a Boston hospital with serious injuries.

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Westwood police said the driver of the vehicle that hit the woman did not stop, but the car likely sustained front end damage and now has a broken headlight assembly. Investigators determined the vehicle was a mid-sized white or light-colored four-door sedan with a moon roof.

They released surveillance camera video and stills of the car.

Anyone with information about the car or its driver is asked to call Westwood police at 781-320-1000.

Zachary T. Sampson can be reached at zachary.sampson@globe.com.
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