Drunken Driver Caused Crash That Trapped Pedestrian: Cops

A driver has been charged with operating under the influence after hitting a parked car on Main Street in East Hartford and pushing the vehicle into a pedestrian Friday night, according to police.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the area of 153 Main Street. Police said the pedestrian was briefly pinned under the parked car but was conscious and alert at the scene. The person, an adult man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

NBC Connecticut crews at the scene said a red Chevrolet Camaro and a pickup truck appeared to have been involved in the crash. The Camaro, which was stopped along a curb, sustained damage to the back bumper and left tail light. The truck came to rest on a sidewalk and was towed.

The driver involved, who has not been publicly identified, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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