Person critically injured in Vernon bicycle accident

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VERNON–Police are investigating a crash that occurred Thursday morning.

A person on a bicycle was hit by a car while biking on East Main Street–also known as Route 74–near Court Street.

The victim suffered critical injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment.

East Main Street was closed for about 1/4 of a mile while police investigate the crash, but has reopened. Metro Traffic Services is helping Vernon Police with the investigation.

Stay with FOX 61 for updates as the story develops.