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Pedestrian falls at bus stop, struck by city bus on Elm Street, New Haven police say

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police and Fire crews are on the scene of a pedestrian struck by a city bus Tuesday night.

New Haven police report officers responded to a pedestrian struck by a Connecticut Transit Bus at 5:42 p.m. at the corner of Elm and York Streets.

Officers first on the scene found a 69-year-old man with what appeared to be a broken leg.

Witnesses told police the male was standing near the bus stop while a city bus was pulling away from the same location, that he fell to the ground near the street and sidewalk, and was then struck by the bus.

The pedestrian was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital for significant but non-life-threatening injuries.

In photos sent in to News 8 via Report it!, it appears Elm Street is blocked off by police in the Broadway section of Elm in front of the LL Bean store.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.

This is a breaking story. Stay with WTNH.com for the latest details as they become available.

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