UPDATED: Woman Injured In Hit-and-Run, Police Seek Green Sedan
Police search for driver involved in Tuesday night incident.
UPDATED -- March 21, 3:40 p.m.
Tewksbury Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the car and driver involved in a hit-and-run accident Tuesday night (March 20) that left a young woman with serious injuries.
According to Tewksbury Police, the accident took place near 550 Whipple Road at around 10:41 p.m. Officers responding to the call arrived at the scene and located the victim, described as a a 29-year-old woman, "lying in a grassy area by the intersection of Whipple Road and Farwood Drive."
The victim was given immediate medical attention, and was then taken by ambulance to Saints Memorial Medical Center. A medical flight had originally been requested but was later cancelled.
State Police accident reconstruction and Crime Scene Services were requested and arrived at the scene a short time later.
According to Police Chief Timothy Sheehan,, a witness told investigators the victim was walking on Whipple Road towards Wilmington when they heard a loud “thump”. The witness told investigators they observed the victim lying in the grass, and observed a dark colored vehicle driving away on Whipple Road towards Lowell.
Investigators interviewed the victim, who was able to describe the car that hit her as a green sedan, possibly a Ford Taurus. The victim believed it was an older model, possibly 1996-2000.
According to Tewksbury Police, the victim was treated for her injuries at Saints and later released.
Anyone with information relating to this accident is encouraged to call the Tewksbury Police Department at 978-851-7373. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call the Crime Tip Line at 978-851-0175, or email detectives at firstname.lastname@example.org.