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Woman hit by car, driver caught after fleeing the scene

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

New Haven police said a woman was hit by a car on Monday while in the area of Whalley Avenue and Orchard Street.

Police said the driver of the car fled the scene, but was caught by police about six blocks away on Henry Street.

The woman was reported to be in critical condition on Monday night. She was struck by the car at about 7:40 p.m. and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where she was undergoing surgery.

Police said the driver has not yet been charged, but is expected to be charged with evading the scene.

No further details were immediately available.

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