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WPRI: Police searching for Acura sedan in Warwick hit-and-run

walkinpvd-iconPolice continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night.

According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time.

The 32-year-old man was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, where at last check he remains in serious condition. His identity has not been released.

After finding a driver’s side mirror at the scene, investigators believe the suspect vehicle was a gray 2014-2018 Acura RLX sedan which, according to a local dealership, is not a common vehicle.

“This is the second pedestrian accident in a quarter-mile span of Post Road in a five-month period,” Rathbun said.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call Sgt. John Kelly with the Warwick Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (401) 468-4293.

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