State Police asking for help to identify suspect, car in hit-and-run on Wednesday in Saugus

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State Police Danvers Barracks at 978-538-6161 or to call 911.

Massachusetts State Police
The suspect car, a white sedan, seen from the side via a nearby camera.

State police are asking for the public’s help to identify a person who allegedly hit a pedestrian and drove away Wednesday morning in Saugus, causing serious injuries.

The suspect car is a white sedan, possibly a Nissan Sentra, with possible front-end and undercarriage damage, State Police said in a statement Wednesday. The driver of the sedan is believed to be a white male.

The crash happened at about 10:17 a.m. on Route 1 southbound at Route 99 in Saugus, when the victim, a 24-year-old Gloucester man, stepped in the road to get a barrel that blew onto it, according to state police. The driver of the sedan did not stop after the collision and continued to drive onto Route 99, state police said.

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