2 pedestrians struck by SUV near Electric Boat in New London, 1 seriously injured

New London

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)– Three people were taken to the hospital after two pedestrians were struck by an SUV near Electric Boat in New London on Wednesday afternoon.

Police tweeted at around 12:30 p.m. that officers and fire crews responded to the area of 50 Pequot Avenue for an accident involving a car and pedestrians.

According to police, the man and woman who were hit by the car, and the driver were all taken the hospital for injuries. The female pedestrian was seriously injured, while the two others are expected to be OK.

Police say the vehicle went off a roundabout, then onto a sidewalk outside the “Electric Boat” office complex.

The driver was conscious at the scene and remained on scene and cooperated with police.

The incident remains under investigation. Police ask drivers to avoid the area if possible.

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