Bristol Police responded to an accident on Oakland Street just before 4pm Saturday that sent an elderly man to the hospital.
Authorities say Theodore Belanger of Bristol was driving on Grove Street when his car went off the road and into some bushes by a home on Oakland Street.
At the time of the crash, the internal injuries he sustained were described as minor. His injuries were subsequently elevated to a critical state and he was transported to Hartford Hospital.
Anyone with information should contact the Bristol Police Traffic Division at 860-584-3030.