Pedestrian in critical condition after Norwich collision

Norwich — A Friday morning collision has left a pedestrian in critical condition, Norwich police said in a news release Friday evening.

Officers arrived at the area of North Main Street and Eighth Street about 6:15 a.m. for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, police said. The pedestrian was taken to William W. Backus Hospital and then to Hartford Hospital for his injuries.

According to police, the car was traveling northbound on North Main Street at the time of the collision, and the pedestrian was walking across the road.

Authorities said the driver involved remained at the scene and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call the Norwich Police Department at (860) 886-5561.

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