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Child seriously injured after being hit by car in Norwich

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) - An 8-year-old child was seriously injured after being hit by a car Saturday morning in Norwich. 

Norwich Police, Fire, and EMS responded to the area of North Main Street and Central Avenue for a report of a car versus pedestrian accident. 

Emergency crews discovered the pedestrian on the scene to be an 8-year-old child with a serious leg injury. 

The child was transported to Backus Hospital for treatment. There is no word on the current condition of the victim.

At 1:30pm Saturday, a section of North Main Street between 12th Street and Central Avenue reopened to traffic after being closed for a short time. 

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Norwich Police Department at (860) 886-5561. 

This is a developing story. News 8 will bring you any updates as they become available. 


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