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Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car in Manchester

MANCHESTER — Manchester Police are investigating a car accident involving a pedestrian that happened on Center Street Wednesday afternoon. Police say the ...

MANCHESTER -- Manchester Police are investigating a car accident involving a pedestrian that happened on Center Street Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the accident occurred near the intersection of Linden Street about 4:30 p.m. When officers arrived they found a 59-year-old man in the roadway wo was unconscious.  He was transported to  Hartford Hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to recover. Late Wednesday night he was reported to be in stable condition.

Police say the driver of the vehicle that struck the man has "fully cooperated with police" and no charges have been filed at this time.

Center Street between Main and Linden Streets was closed while police investigated; they reopened the street about 6:30 p.m.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has additional information to contact Officer Dan Roberts at 860-533-8651.