On Tuesday at approximatly 22:30 hours, Boston Fire, EMS and Police responded to the area of Walnut Ave and Seaver Street for reports of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle in a hit and run.
When police and EMTs arrived, they located victim was barely alive and quickly attempted to treated them before beginning the transport to the hospital. While attempting to rendezvous with paramedics en route the victim went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics and EMTs worked vigorously to save the victims life while they transported them to the hospital.
Police made full notifications at the scene and taped off the area for investigation. Members from the Homicide Unit, Fatal Collision Investigation Team, Crime Scene Response Unit, Command Staff and others all were called to the scene.
According to a Boston Police Department spokesperson, investigators continue to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
No arrests were made and BPD will continue to investigate. Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.