Pedestrian struck on Columbus Boulevard in Hartford

HARTFORD -- Columbus Boulevard was closed for several hours during the evening commute after a person was struck by a car.

Hartford police said the driver of the car was driving north on Columbus Boulevard as a pedestrian walked west from Grove Street and across Columbus in front of stopped traffic.

Police said the pedestrian was struck by the SUV, who appeared to have a green light. The pedestrian was transported to Hartford Hospital with head injuries.

Police said the pedestrian is 40-years-old. The name of victim was not released.

No other details have been released.