Teen bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver in Chicopee

Girl was taken to Baystate Medical Center for minor injuries

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A teenage girl was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Chicopee Monday afternoon, and now police are searching for the suspect.

Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that the 17 year-old was riding her bicycle when she was hit by a gray van on Casino Avenue at around 2:30 P.M. The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center to be examined for minor injuries.

The driver of the van did not stop following the crash, and drove off toward Hampden Street. Chicopee police are looking into the incident.

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