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Pedestrian in Serious Condition After Being Struck in Springfield

photo (5)Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) — A man is in serious condition this evening after being struck on State Street in Springfield.

That’s according to Springfield Police Captain Cheryl Clapprood who says he is “hanging on by a thread.”

Police report the individual went through the windshield of a vehicle.  They received the call at 6:21 p.m.

The victim has been since transported to Baystate Medical Center.

Police say the driver did stop at the scene and they are investigating.

An accident reconstruction team has been called in as well.

The accident happened at 1250 State Street in the area of the MassMutual Center.

No word yet on if the driver will face any charges.

Stay with ABC40 News for the latest on this situation and we’ll provide an update as soon as more details become available.

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  • paulb62

    Speed had to be involved,maybe a little holiday cheer

  • 1bonnienclyde

    Let me start by saying, I seriously signed up for this blog because I am so tired of reading the stupidity that is posted on this sight. While I feel extremely bad for the person hit by the car, the driver of the car is also a victim. Crosswalks are made for pedestrian safety. there are at least three in that general area. If everyone follows the rules the streets would be a whole lot safer. Also, none of us know the actual details of this accident, including the person who claimed they were there, doesn’t look like a van in the picture.

  • Scrunch74

    Amber you were there so to be clear did the van you are talking about cause the car clearly pictured with the whole in the windshield to hit the pedestrian?

  • Scrunch74

    ^* hole

  • eduardo.pena

    i should start off by saying this is my little cousin who was struck by the car, but what i dont understand from the eye whitness comment is, what does another van have to do with this accident? if you were there I’d like to hear details (Amber)

  • shanirv

    I lost a brother in law last year on July 4th when he was hit by a car, lost a friend on July 4th 2 years before that to a hit and run. My prayers go out to the victim and his family. No one wants to remember a holiday this way.

  • shanirv

    I pray he pulls through!