Man struck by a car at crosswalk in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD — A man was taken to Yale-New Haven hospital Saturday, after he was struck by a car.

Witnesses told police that the man was crossing the road at  cross walk of South Colony Road near the area of Quinnipiac Street. He allegedly was not using the cross walk signal to safely cross the intersection.  The car that was driving had a green light.

The man struck his head on the windshield of the car but was said to be talking when he was being taken to the hospital. Police said he is suffering from a serious head injury.

The driver injured their hand slightly but refused service from paramedics at the scene.

The road in that area was closed as police investigated the crash.

The driver of the car is cooperating with police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wallingford police at 203-294-2819.