Death Investigation in the area of 395 Massachusetts Avenue

 

The Boston Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred on District D-4 (South End) at about 6:00 AM on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 in the area of 395 Mass Ave.  During the incident, a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle that fled the scene.  The victim was transported by EMS to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. 

The outbound lanes of Mass Ave remain closed from Saint Botolph Street to Columbus Avenue. Traffic in the area will be impacted.

Police have since located a vehicle believed to be involved with this incident and continue to investigate.  The Boston Police Department is actively investigating all facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the District D-4 Detectives at (617) 343-5619.

Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-(800)-494-TIPS. You may also text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous and is interested only in your information, not your identity.