Pedestrian and Cyclist Accidents

Pedestrian Struck On I-691; 'Multiple Investigations' In Meriden

Police were handling multiple investigations at different locations late Friday, including the discovery of a body deemed an untimely death, and were trying to determine if the incidents are connected in any way, according to Sgt. Darrin McKay.

Earlier in the night, state police said a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the westbound lanes of I-691 west in Meriden. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. State police closed the highway between exits 7 and 8.

“We are trying to gather information, collect any evidence we can,” McKay said, “and our detectives as well as our patrol officers will be working throughout the evening...