TIVERTON, RI – A pedestrian was hurt in a hit-and-run on Sunday, with police still looking for a suspect in Tiverton.
The Newport Daily News reports that the accident took place close to 6:45 p.m. near 501 Bulgarmarsh Road where a 32-year-old man was found unresponsive after being struck by a vehicle that had fled the scene.
The man had reportedly gotten out of his vehicle to confront a dark SUV that had been seen following close behind when the driver of the SUV accelerated into the man, dragging him an estimated 50 feet before running him over.
The man was in critical condition and was rushed to an area hospital.
Tiverton Police Department is still searching for the suspect, who they believe is driving an Acura MDX.
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