HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — On Tuesday, Hamden police responded to the area of Putnam Avenue and Glendale Street on the report of “two pedestrians struck by a motor vehicle.”
Police say the investigation revealed a motor vehicle, driven by a 28-year-old Hamden resident, was traveling westbound on Putnam Avenue.
According to police, the car first struck a 59-year-old Hamden man attempting to cross the street. The driver then continued westbound and struck a 70-year-old Hamden woman that was standing in the street.
The 59-year-old pedestrian suffered a life-threatening head injury and was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital for medical treatment.
The 70-year-old pedestrian suffered a leg injury. She was also transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
The driver remained at the scene. Police are continuing their investigation.
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