Dartmouth Pedestrian Hit by White BMW Dies
A Fall River man struck by a white BMW 323i last Thursday night on Route 6 in Dartmouth has died of his injuries, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced today.
Ryan Silvia, 37, of Fall River died at Rhode Island Hospital Sunday evening as a result of injuries sustained when he was struck by a motor vehicle July 16 near 671 State Road in Dartmouth, the address of the Moby Dick Motel. Police were dispatched at around 9:15 p.m., and the driver stayed on the scene.
Silvia was located by first responders unresponsive in the roadway with significant injuries. Due to the serious nature of his injuries, he was transported by Med Flight to Rhode Island Hospital where he remained in critical condition until Sunday evening.
Massachusetts State Police detectives from Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III’s office responded to the scene and are being assisted in the active and ongoing investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and Dartmouth Police detectives.
As the investigation is pending at this time, no further information can be released, said Greg Miliote, Director of Communications for the Bristol County DA.