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Pedestrian injured in crash on Berlin Turnpike

The crash happened near the DOT building, police said.
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NEWINGTON, Conn. — One person was seriously injured Saturday in a crash on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington, police say.

Police said they were called to the area of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, 2800 Berlin Turnpike at 9:38 p.m. for the report of a crash involving a passenger car and a pedestrian.  

Police said the pedestrian suffered what appeared to be serious physical injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The crash resulted in the closure of the southbound side of the Berlin Turnpike from Kitts Lane to Main Street for several hours as Newington Officers and the Mid-State Accident Reconstruction Squad investigated. 

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The roadway has since been reopened.  The operator of the passenger car remained on scene and was identified.  Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer Chapdelaine at (860) 594-6238.

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