Runner Struck in Putnam has Serious Injuries: Police

A runner was struck by a vehicle in Putnam on Tuesday morning and has serious injuries, according to police.

Police received a 911 call around 9:50 a.m. and responded to Woodstock Avenue after a vehicle heading south on Woodstock Avenue hit a woman who was jogging north on Woodstock Avenue.

The runner sustained serious injuries and was transported to Day Kimball Hospital and later transferred to UMass Medical Center, according to police.

Police are investigating, and no charges have been filed.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is encouraged to call Detective Donna Brown at the Putnam Police Department (860) 928-6565 or email www.putnampolice.com.

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