Crime

Hanson police ask public for help identifying SUV involved in hit-and-run crash

The driver hit a bicyclist who had to be flown to a local hospital.

A white crossover-type SUV is believed to be the vehicle involved in a hit and run crash in Hanson Thursday. Hanson Police Department

Hanson police are asking the public for help identifying a car involved in a hit-and-run crash that happened early Thursday evening.

At about 5:50 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of 500 Maquan St. for a report that a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle, police said.

Hanson fire and police responded to the scene and found a man in his 40s with serious injuries, police said. A medical helicopter was called in by Hanson fire, which flew the man to a nearby hospital.

Hanson police are actively seeking a midsized white crossover-type SUV with possible front-end and passenger-side damage. The vehicle was spotted on a home surveillance camera just prior to the crash heading east on Route 14 toward Pembroke.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any information is asked to call the Hanson police at 781-293-4625.

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