BOSTON (CBS) – Police are searching for a driver accused of hitting a pedestrian in Allston Tuesday night. The man who was struck has life-threatening injuries.

It happened near 25 Brighton Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. Normally, the section of Allston would be crawling with students, but not since Boston University went home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Several people in nearby businesses told WBZ-TV they saw and heard nothing until police arrived. Officers were seen escorting one possible witness to a police cruiser and asking for a Chinese interpreter.

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Investigators seemed to be focused on a stretch of westbound Brighton Avenue next to a pair of parked cars. Several evidence markers were scattered on the pavement and a pile of bloody clothes sat on the sidewalk nearby.

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Police have not released any information about the vehicle believed to be involved in the crash.