MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was seriously injured when his “slingshot” vehicle hit a telephone pole Tuesday morning in Manchester, according to police.

The crash happened at about 10:40 a.m. in the 300 block of Wetherell Street, according to police. The driver is a 36-year-old man from Manchester.

The driver was in critical condition at Hartford Hospital, as of Tuesday afternoon. The street was closed due to the crash.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to call police at (860) 533-8620.

Further information was not immediately available.