Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Motorcycle

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    A 73-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a motorcycle in New Haven on Monday night.

    A 73-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a motorcycle in New Haven on Monday night.

    Police said Willie Gay, 73, was pushing a shopping cart at Whalley Avenue at Orchard Street just before 8:30 p.m. when he was struck by a motorcycle.  He is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

    A Waterbury man was driving the motorcycle, according to police. He and the woman who was riding on the bike with him suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene, police said.

    Neither required hospitalization. 

    Police said the motorcyclist had a green light and there was a 'Don't Walk' signal when Gay was struck. The motorcyclist has not been charged.

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