A Washington man is in the hospital after he was struck by a car this morning on Route 8 in Torrington.
According to police, 26-year-old Cameron Picton was walking along Route 8 just before noon when he was hit by a car in the area of exit 45.
The car, driven by Denise Mordenti, 62, of Waterbury, was traveling southbound when it struck Picton.
Picton was seriously injured and was taken to Waterbury Hospital. Police said Picton suffered a broken left leg, broken ribs, a laceration to the head and bruising on the brain.
Mordenti and passenger Kathy Mihailoff, 55, of Terryville, were not injured.
Police are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.