Pedestrian is hospitalized after colliding with vehicle on Middle Street

A pedestrian is in critical condition after getting hit by a vehicle while crossing Middle Street early this evening.

According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, 57-year-old Leslie Davenport of Bristol was crossing Middle Street in a westerly direction when she collided with a 2011 Ford Taurus. Upon arrival to the area of 258 Middle Street, first responders found Davenport suffering from head and leg injuries, the release said. Life Star was called to the scene, and brought Davenport to Hartford Hospital where she was found to have serious head, chest and leg injuries, the release said.

The driver of the vehicle, 56-year-old Daniel Bruneau of Terryville, was not injured during the accident, the release said.

The crash remains under investigation. Any witnesses of the crash are asked to contact Officer O’Connor at (860) 584-3036.