Authorities are searching for a silver vehicle that struck and seriously injured a woman in Roxbury and fled the scene Thursday night, said Boston police. The woman in her 50s was hit in the area of Washington and Northampton streets and suffered life-threatening injuries at about 9 p.m., said Officer Nicole Grant, a police spokeswoman. The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center. The vehicle fled the Washington Street area outbound toward Roxbury, said Grant. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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