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Darien police respond to car vs. pedestrian accident

Darien Police and the fire department responded to the car vs. pedestrian accident on Thursday afternoon. (David DesRoches photo)

UPDATE, 1/14, 9:44 a.m.: Police confirmed that Thursday’s accident involved a pedestrian being struck and sustaining injuries.  The injuries were not diagnosed as life threatening and the incident is under investigation.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

A white Subaru traveling east on Sedgwick Avenue, heading towards the Stop & Shop at Goodwives plaza, appeared to have hit a pedestrian at the traffic circle on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 10. It appeared that the pedestrian was not crossing at the crosswalk. A black bag was seen on the ground in front of the car.

The pedestrian, a man of undetermined age, was taken to Norwalk Hospital by Darien EMS-Post 53 with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Five police cars, one fire truck, one ambulance, and one EMS vehicle responded to the scene.

In September, a pedestrian was hit one block from Sedgwick Avenue on the Post Road across from the Darien Fire Department.

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