UPDATE: New Bedford Police say they have issued a criminal citation and are summonsing Ryan LaFrance, 44, of 103 Clifford Street, for the following charges: leaving the scene of personal injury, leaving the scene of property damage, operating to endanger, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.

NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police are investigating a hit-and-run incident Wednesday night in the city’s North End.

Police say they responded at around 6:15 p.m. on March 31 to an incident on Princeton Street near the Ashley Boulevard intersection. According to police, witnesses reported a vehicle traveling east on Princeton Street at a high rate of speed, which then sideswiped two parked vehicles.

A woman was exiting one of those vehicles when it was struck; police say the victim was alert but was transported to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.

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They say the suspect vehicle fled the scene. It is described as a newer-model white sedan, possibly a Ford Fusion, which would have extensive damage to the front end. Anyone with information should contact New Bedford Police.

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