Man arrested after hitting pedestrian, abandoning car in Springfield


A man is in police custody after abandoning his vehicle and running off on foot after hitting a pedestrian Tuesday night.

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News a young girl was hit by a pick-up truck on Montmorenci Street around 7 p.m.

The young girl suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Walsh explained that witnesses caught up with the driver and “he suffered injuries.”

He was taken to Baystate Medical where he was arrested.

No further details were available.

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