A pedestrian is in critical condition after getting struck by a car in New London on Tuesday night and the man accused of driving has been arrested for driving under the influence.
Police said 37-year-old Michael Meare, of New London, was driving a vehicle near the entrance and exit of the New London Mall when he collided with a pedestrian around 10:15 p.m.
According to police, the pedestrian was initially pinned underneath the vehicle. The pedestrian was hospitalized and is listed in critical condition.
After the crash, Meare was arrested for driving under the influence, police added.
The investigation is ongoing.