Woman Struck, Seriously Injured In Manchester

Manchester firefighters say a 52-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle and thrown 45 feet Thursday morning on Center Street.

The woman, a Manchester resident, was hit around 5:51 a.m. in the area of 335 Center Street, said authorities. Police identify her as Kalpona Pereira of West Middle Turnpike. She was taken to Hartford Hospital with very serious injuries including facial and head injuries and a possible leg fracture, according to the fire department. Police say Pereira was listed in stable condition.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Police continue to investigate.

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