A pedestrian is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being found on the side of the road following a hit-and-run in Manchester early Wednesday morning.
First responders were called to Parker Street near Utopia Road shortly before 2 a.m. after getting a report of a pedestrian who had been found lying on the side of the road. Officials believed he or she had been hit by a vehicle.
When crews arrived, police said they found the pedestrian unconscious and unresponsive. First responders provided CPR and successfully brought back a pulse.
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The pedestrian was transported to Manchester Memorial Hospital and was later transported to Hartford Hospital to be treated for a severe, life-threatening head injury, according to police.
Officers said the vehicle involved in the collision left the scene before police arrived.
Members of the Metro Traffic Services Regional Accident Reconstruction Team was called in to document and collect evidence.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to call Officer Justin Gaudino at (860) 533-8651.