Meriden Woman Struck By Car in Wallingford Sustains Serious Injuries

A 35-year-old Meriden woman was hit by a car in Wallingford Wednesday night and suffered serious injuries. 

Police said Michelle M. Scott, 35, of Meriden, was struck on Center Street at the South Orchard Street intersection just before 9 p.m. and transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital to be treated for very serious injuries, including fractures of her right leg, right arm and skull. 

Police said a 19-year-old Wallingford man driving a gray 2002 Hyundai Elantra struck Scott as she was trying to walk across the road near a pedestrian crosswalk. 

Police noted that there is a slight downgrade in the road where the crash happened, that it was well-lit and straight and several businesses are nearby. They also said weather conditions at the time were warm and humid and visibility was good. 

The area around the crash was closed for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call Officer Anthony Baur at 203-294-2817 or Lt. Anthony DeMaio at 203-294-2838.

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