Man struck by car in Providence seriously hurt

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence police say a 24-year-old Providence man was seriously injured after he was hit by a car early Saturday morning.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Putnam Street near Atwells Avenue.

Police say the victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

An accident reconstruction team was at the scene for several hours.

Providence police say charges against the driver are pending, and the driver is cooperating with police.