UPDATE: BOSTON POLICE SEEKING INFORMATION ON RECENT HIT AND RUN

Victim’s Family Makes Public Plea and Encourages Operator to Come Forward WHAT: Boston Police detectives, as well as the victim’s family, are appealing to the public seeking information on the driver responsible for a recent hit and run incident in area of Massachusetts Ave & Shirley Street in Roxbury. Detectives continue to actively investigate the facts and circumstances of this incident which has left a local woman suffering from critical injuries.

On Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 3:03am, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a 23 year-old female struck by a car at Massachusetts Ave and Shirley Street. The victim was rushed to Boston Medical Center and is currently listed in critical condition.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a gray or silver Chevy Impala with a spoiler on the rear. Detectives believe that the vehicle may have also sustained damage to the front end passenger side or passenger side mirror.

WHEN: Today, June 22, 2011 at 4:30pm.

WHERE: Media Room at Boston Police Headquarters