- Associated Press - Monday, December 5, 2016

THOMPSON, Conn. (AP) - State police in Connecticut are looking for the driver of a vehicle that a struck a Rhode Island woman who had gotten out of her disabled car on Interstate 395.

Police say they found 32-year-old Meredith Shaw, of Scituate, lying on the side of the highway in Thompson at about 9:15 p.m. Sunday as they investigated the disabled car.

She was taken to UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, with what were described as serious injuries.

The investigation indicates that a car entered the shoulder of the highway, struck the woman, and then left the scene.

Police say the vehicle may have passenger-side headlight and fender damage.

Witnesses are asked to call police.

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