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[Updated] Pedestrian Struck by Car in West Hartford and Taken to Hospital

West Hartford Police Department Interceptor SUV. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

[Updated] West Hartford Police said a pedestrian was struck by a car on South Quaker Lane near the intersection with Park Road on Thursday evening.

By Ronni Newton

Updated, June 8, 10:50 a.m.

West Hartford Police said Friday that the pedestrian injured Thursday evening was a 58-year-old male. His identity was not released and there are currently no updates on his condition.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the man did not report any injuries, police said.

There are no other details available at this time and the incident remains under investigation.

Original story

West Hartford Police said that a pedestrian sustained injuries after being struck by a car Thursday evening on South Quaker Lane near the intersection with Park Road.

Police responded to a call regarding a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 6:19 p.m., and said that officers were first to the scene and provide initial medical treatment to the injured person.

According to police, the victim was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Police said they were told by hospital officials that the injuries were “non-life threatening.”

South Quaker Lane was closed between Park Road and Boulevard for several hours while police were on the scene, but has since reopened.

No further details regarding the victim or the driver were available Thursday night.

The incident remains under investigation, police said.

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