A Rhode Island man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a pickup truck on the northbound side of Interstate 495 Tuesday morning in Andover, Massachusetts.
State police troopers found the victim on the roadway just before 1:30 a.m. in the left lane at the Route 28 ramp complex. He was taken to Lawrence General Hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.
The victim, a man from West Greenwich, Rhode Island, was initially conscious and told police he had run out of fuel. His car was parked in the breakdown lane a short distance south of the crash. The crash occurred on I-495 at Exit 99 in Andover.
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The driver of the pickup truck that struck the man remained at the scene and was cooperative, Massachusetts State Police said.
The crash remains under investigation by Massachusetts State Police. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation assisted with the closure of the two left lanes at the crash site.
No further information was immediately available.