Putnam man suffers serious injuries after being struck by vehicle on Saturday

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A Putnam man was transported to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle on Saturday afternoon.

According to officials, around 2:00 p.m., 78-year-old Richard Durocher was hit by an elderly driver from North Grosvenordale on Bridge Street.

Authorities said the pedestrian was hit in the area of the crosswalk.

Durocher was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Police wanted to thank bystanders for their assistance.

Officials are asking anyone with information to call officers at 860-928-6565.


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