Springfield Police Department are asking for the public’s help with a hit and run that left a pedestrian with potentially life-threatening injuries early Sunday, department spokesman Ryan Walsh wrote in a tweet.
At approximately 4:45 am, police responded to the scene on Maple Street, he wrote. The driver fled the scene by the time authorities arrived, and the pedestrian was transported to Baystate Medical Center in serious condition, Walsh wrote. No other information about the victim was given.
SPD Traffic Unit investigating hit & run after a pedestrian was struck by a car on Maple St. The victim was hit at approximately 4:45am and transported to Baystate with serious, potentially life threatening injuries. The driver fled from the scene.— Ryan Walsh (@PIO_SPD) March 3, 2019
The vehicle was described by police as a “black or dark late model Nissan Maxima or Altima” with “a cracked/spider-web windshield and possible dents in the hood.”
The driver is believed to have left Maple Street heading west on State Street, and then possibly went on the highway, Walsh wrote, though he didn’t elaborate further.
Maple St. Hit and Run Update: SPD Traffic Unit seeking public’s help locating the car involved. Believed to be a black or dark late model Nissan Maxima or Altima. It will have a cracked/spider-web windshield and possible dents in fhe hood (1/2)— Ryan Walsh (@PIO_SPD) March 3, 2019
The driver left Maple Street heading west on State St. then possibly onto the highway. If you have any info please 413.787.6333 or Text-A-Tip. (2/2)— Ryan Walsh (@PIO_SPD) March 3, 2019
Police are asking the public to call 413-787-6333 with any information or Text-A-Tip.
No additional information was immediately available.