BLANDFORD, Mass., - Massachusetts State Police are asking for information from the public regarding a hit and run on the Turnpike.
According to authorities, around 11 p.m. on Friday there were reports of a person dressed in dark clothing hitchhiking in the westbound lanes of the Turnpike near the North Road overpass.
Patrols were then dispatched when they located a 31-year-old woman lying against the guardrail. State Police say the woman sustained serious injuries and is believed to have been struck by a passing vehicle.
The initial investigating indicated the female was a passenger in a vehicle travelling on the Turnpike before exiting the vehicle for unknown reasons.
State Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Westfield Barracks at (413) 572-3100.