Person Struck by Police Cruiser in Middletown

A pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries during an early morning incident on Friday.

A Middletown police cruiser collided with a pedestrian around 5 a.m. on Friday, according to a police news release.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and Newfield Street, or Route 3, right across from the Wesleyan University campus.

According to police spokesman Lt. Heather Desmond, the pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries and was hospitalized.

The person’s condition is unknown at this point, Desmond said.

Police did not name the pedestrian or the officer in the cruiser.

Desmond said there is an ongoing investigation that will be handled by the Middletown Police Traffic Division.

Keep the river front for all of us November 30, 2012 at 09:33 PM
still dark at 5:00 am............maybe a student out for an early walk ?


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