Man hit by car in Utica's Franklin Square hospitalized with several broken bones

A man was hospitalized with several broken bones after being hit by a car while working in Franklin Square in Utica Monday morning.

Posted: Aug 16, 2021 2:27 PM
Updated: Aug 16, 2021 5:23 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – A man was hospitalized with several broken bones after being hit by a car while working in Franklin Square in Utica Monday morning.

Just before 10 a.m., Utica police say an 18-year-old girl was backing up and hit the man at a significant rate of speed. She then continued on into the building, causing damage to her vehicle and the structure.

The contractor who was injured was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center to be treated. Police say his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Utica police took the vehicle in for a mechanical and electronic evaluation.

No tickets have been issued at this time as police continue to investigate.

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