Update (3:45 p.m.)
A 67-year-old Cheshire man is in critical condition at St. Mary's Hospital after being struck by a car early Friday morning.
David Giraldi, of 30 Rumberg Road, was walking across West Main Street, also known as Route 70, near the Rumberg Road intersection when he was hit by a truck around 7 a.m.
Cheshire police and Campion Ambulance Services responded to find Giraldi lying within the roadway with serious life threatening injuries, police said. Giraldi was rushed to St. Mary's Hospital where he is still listed in critical condition.
The driver of the truck, 68-year-old Peter Heynen of 380 Maple Ave. in Cheshire, stopped at the scene after his truck hit Giraldi. He was uninjured, police said.
According to Cheshire police, a preliminary investigation indicates Heynen was going westbound on Route 70, and Giraldi was walking southbound across the road when he was struck.
The accident is still under investigation by the Cheshire Police Traffic Division. No charges have been filed.
Original Story (2:48 a.m.)
A pedestrian has been hospitalized after being struck early this morning on West Main Street, Cheshire police said.
Cheshire police spokesman Lt. James Fasano said the person, a man in his 60s, was walking near a crosswalk at the intersection of West Main Street and Rumberg Road when he was hit around 7:10 a.m.
The operator of the vehicle stopped at the scene and police were soon notified, Fasano said.
The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital. Police have not named him or the driver.
The investigation is ongoing and no charges or citations have been filed.
Check back with Cheshire Patch as we find out more details.