Woman charged with hitting Worcester man, 58, on sidewalk, fleeing scene in hit-and-run crash

Woman charged with hitting Worcester man, 58, on sidewalk, fleeing scene in hit-and-run crash
(WFXT/Boston 25 News)

WORCESTER, Mass. — The driver of a car police say hit a 58-year-old man walking on a sidewalk on Lincoln Street Thursday night, leaving him in critical condition, and then left the scene, is facing multiple charges after the car she was driving was found parked near her home.

Worcester police said Kathryn Quinn, 46, crossed over the double lines as she approached Duxbury Road and Lincoln Street around 11:30 p.m., drove onto the sidewalk, and struck the man with her car, along with two parking meters and a ‘no parking’ sign. Quinn then allegedly continued driving her Cadillac and failed to stop at the scene.

The man, who police identified as a 58-year-old Worcester man, was walking near 273 Lincoln St. when he was hit and is currently in the ICU at a local hospital with serious injuries.

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Officers found Quinn’s Cadillac parked on Uxbridge Street, where she apparently lives, and determined she was driving the car at the time of the hit-and-run, Worcester police said.

Quinn is facing a number of charges, including; operating to endanger; unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle; leaving the scene of personal injury; leaving the scene of property damage; operating on the sidewalk; and failing to stay within marked lanes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.


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