Police search for driver in Chelsea hit-and-run

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CHELSEA, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Police in Chelsea were looking for the driver of a car involved in a hit-and-run Monday evening.

Police said a 57-year-old man was hit in front of 242 Washington Ave. at about 7:29 p.m.

Witnesses told police the man was struck as he attempted to cross the street by a dark, two-door sedan. The sedan may have been green. One witness told police the vehicle sped off immediately at a high rate of speed after the crash.

Police said the vehicle may have sustained front-end and possible windshield damage as a result of the incident.

The victim was taken to Mass. General Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call 617-466-4829.