Pedestrian seriously injured in New Britain hit and run

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH)– New Britain police are searching for the person who seriously injured a pedestrian in a hit and run Thursday night.

Police say just before 8 p.m, a 55-year-old man was walking near the rear parking lot of 75 Arch Street when he was struck by a car that then left the scene. The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown at this time.

The scene has since been processed by New Britain Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau, but the evading car has not yet been found. Police were able to obtain video surveillance footage of the car leaving the scene. Officers describe it as a light colored two tone sedan.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the car or who may have witnessed the crash to contact them at (860) 826-3071. The incident remains under investigation.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s