Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian In Ellsworth

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ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - A man was taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Ellsworth Friday.

The Crash occurred at the intersection of Water and Main Streets around 4:30 Friday evening.

Police say the driver, a 75 year old man from Surry, was taking a left turn when he was blinded by the sun, and did not see the person crossing the road.

Authorities say, the pedestrian, a 78 year old man from Ellsworth, was not using a crosswalk, and suffered head trauma.

No names are being released at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.