Car versus pedestrian accident closes part of I-691 in Meriden

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A car versus pedestrian accident has closed part of I-691 in Meriden on Friday night.

Connecticut State Police say I-691 westbound at exit 7 is closed due to the accident.

Officials say there are life-threatening injuries reported.

According to police, motorists should reduce speed when approaching the area and/or seek an alternate route if possible.

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