Woman pedestrian injured in Springfield hit-and-run

The car took off after hitting a woman on Main Street in the South End

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A woman was injured after being hit by a car that took off in Springfield’s South End Tuesday night.

Springfield Police Lt Mark Rolland told 22News that a compact passenger vehicle hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Main Street and Wendell Place at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“The car took off, and headed south on Main Street” Lt. Rolland said.

Lt. Rolland said the victim was knocked unconscious by the impact, and was initially unresponsive.  The woman regained consciousness and was talking to first responders before she was taken away in an ambulance, according to Rolland.

Police had no information on the extent or seriousness of the victim’s head injuries.