PUTNAM, CT (WFSB) – An elderly man was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Putnam on Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened just after 2 p.m. in the area of Bridge Street near Church Street.
The 78-year-old pedestrian was brought to Day Kimball Hospital and later brought to UMASS Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
According to police, the driver identified as an 81-year-old man from North Grosvenordale was traveling westbound on Bridge Street when he struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian was crossing Bridge Street in the area of the crosswalk between Veteran’s Memorial Park and Putnam Superior Court.
The driver has not been charged.
Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.