Pedestrian injured in New London accident - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Pedestrian injured in New London accident

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New London police are investigating an accident that occurred Friday night and left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

Police said they were called to the area of Ocean Avenue and Blydenburg Avenue around 9:20 p.m. after receiving reports that a pedestrian had been struck by a car.

Police found the male victim suffering from serious, life threatening injuries.

He was rushed to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital by ambulance and then transported by Life Star helicopter to Yale New Haven Hospital for treatment.

Police said witnesses told them the man had been in the travel lane of the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle which was traveling southbound on Ocean Avenue.

Police have not said if the driver is facing any charges.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any details is asked to contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269.

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