Newton Police seek help finding the driver of a car that ran over an 87-year-old man on Walnut Street Friday night.
Around 7:15 p.m., the man was struck and run over by a blue Honda two-door car as he crossed Walnut Street between Centre Street and Floral Street in Newton Highlands.
Witnesses said the driver turned onto Floral Street, and pulled over and then fled the area while people were tending to the victim, Newton Police said. The man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital to be treated for serious internal injuries, according to police.
Police say the driver was a white female, who drove a Honda with a Red Massachusetts Registration Plate beginning with the number 2.
Anyone having information is urged to contact the Newton Police Department Traffic Bureau at 617 796-2100 or use our Tips Line at 617 796-2121.