BOSTON - A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car on Route 1A in East Boston early Wednesday morning, according to Boston police.
Route 1A south, near Curtis Street, was closed around 3:30 a.m. after a pedestrian was hit, according to a tweet from a MassDOT spokesperson. Both lanes were reopened just before 6 a.m. but heavy residual delays continue.
In East Boston @massdot says Rt 1A southbound left lane is closed at Curtis St due to crash involving pedestrian earlier. Rt 1A southbound right lane is open to traffic— Jacquelyn Goddard (@JacqueGoddard) April 24, 2019
Officials have not released any details on the person who was hit. A medical examiner arrived at the scene around 5:30 a.m.
A black van seen parked near the side of the road with what appears to be a cracked windshield was towed from the scene, but it's unclear if it was involved in the incident.
Car believed to be involved in accident with a person hit has been towed from the scene. Happened near 1A South and Curtis Street in East Boston. Road still closed at ax scene, but may reopen soon pic.twitter.com/9toXydPUbY— Nicole Oliverio (@NicoleOliverio) April 24, 2019
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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