Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries during overnight crash in New Britain

(WTNH/Mark Ciesinski)

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Officials are investigating an overnight crash in New Britain that caused a person to sustain life-threatening injuries.

According to police, at approximately 12:21 a.m. on Sunday, authorities responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Officials say the crash took place in the area of Myrtle Street and Curtis Street.

The unidentified pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The person is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic man with dark hair who stands approximately 6’1″ and weighs around 200 pounds. Police say he is in his late 20’s or early 30’s and was wearing a blue shirt, blue and white shorts, and black Under Armour sneakers at the time of the crash.

Police say the operator of the vehicle is a 24-year-old New Britain man who is cooperating with the investigation.

According to officers, no charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone who can help identify the victim or who has information on the incident is asked to call police at 860-826-3071.