West Hartford Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on South Main Street in West Hartford.
By Ronni Newton
A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with what police said appear to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on South Main Street in West Hartford Center shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday.
West Hartford Police and West Hartford Fire Department personnel responded very quickly, and provided emergency medical care at the scene.
Police said it appears that the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle headed northbound on South Main Street.
Police completely closed South Main Street in both directions between Farmington Avenue and Memorial Road while the West Hartford Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team was investigating the incident. As of 4 p.m. the roadway remained closed, and motorists were being detoured.
MVA investigation on South Main St in West Hartford Center. South Main St is currently shut down in both directions from Farmington Ave to Memorial Rd. Please be patient while WHPD investigates, and seek alternate routes through the area. pic.twitter.com/uEQlGGJKNY
— West Hartford Police (@WestHartfordPD) December 17, 2022
Police ask that pedestrians as well as motorists seek alternate routes during the investigation, and 5 p.m., police said the road was reopened.
The vehicle operator, who according to witnesses remained on the scene, did not report any injuries.
Information about the individual who was injured, or more details about the nature of the injuries, was not provided.
Police said they greatly appreciate the information that has already been provided by witnesses to the incident, and ask that anyone else who was a witness or has any other information contact police at 860-523-5203, or or via the anonymous tip line 860-570-8969 or email [email protected].
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