Cops: Driver hits local student in Waltham, flees scene


WALTHAM (FOX 25 / – Police in Waltham are searching for a car that was involved in a hit and run accident on Chestnut Street early Sunday morning.

According to police, an 18-year-old local college student was struck by the driver while crossing Chestnut Street at Hall Street around 12:12 a.m. on Sunday. The male victim suffered non-life threatening shoulder and head injuries.

Police believe the car involved is a black Ford Mustang.  The driver fled north on Hall Street and then east on Taylor Street.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Waltham Police Department at 781-314-3550.