A 72-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on McGrath Highway in Somerville Monday night, according to State Police.
The crash happened around 8:50 p.m., and an investigation is ongoing, according to David Procopio, a State Police spokesman. Investigators are searching for a white van with damage to its front end.
Lane closures were in place on the highway near Broadway while investigators examined the crash scene, State Police said on Twitter at 9:30 p.m.
The department advised drivers to avoid the area if possible.
Procopio asked that anyone with information about the crash call the State Police Medford barracks at 781-396-0100.
Life-threatening injuries have been reported. The vehicle involved fled the scene after striking the pedestrian. Investigators are asking anyone that may have information pertinent to the crash to call the Medford Barracks at 781-396-0100 https://t.co/OijqlRrA3y— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) April 13, 2021