East Falmouth Man Allegedly Struck Child with Car, Fled the Scene

Wellfleet police arrest 68 year old following alert from P-Town Police...

Monday evening a white Mercedes convertible reportedly struck a child on Bradford Street in Provincetown and fled the scene.  Following an alert issued by Provincetown Police, Wellfleet Police stopped the suspect vehicle on Route 6.  

The driver, Lester Adelstein, age 68, of East Falmouth was arrested and charged with OUI, leaving the scene of a personal injury and other charges.

The child and the child's guardian were not seriously injured.  Police continue to investigate this incident.


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