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Traffic was at a standstill along Interstate 293 northbound, as state and local emergency personnel closed the busy highway to respond to a report of a pedestrian hit by a tractor trailer along the highway.

MANCHESTER — Traffic was at a standstill along Interstate 293 northbound Thursday, as state and local emergency personnel closed the busy highway to respond to a report of a pedestrian hit by a tractor-trailer along the highway.

As of 6 p.m., all lanes along I-293 northbound had reopened near Exit 6, but traffic remained heavy through the area, after a man exited a car and attempted to cross the busy highway. The man, whose name has not been released, was hit by a tractor-trailer. He was transported to Catholic Medical Center with serious injuries.

No further information is available at this time.

MANCHESTER - Traffic is at a standstill along Interstate 293 northbound, as state and local emergency personnel closed the busy highway to respond to a report of a pedestrian hit by a tractor trailer along the highway.

As of 5:45 p.m., the left lane along I-293 northbound had reopened near exit 6, but traffic remained heavy through the area, after a man exited a car and attempted to cross the busy highway. The man, whose name has not been released, was hit by a tractor trailer. He was transported to Catholic Medical Center with serious injuries.

No further information is available at this time.