NORWALK - Norwalk police say a hit-and-run victim was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car Tuesday night.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Senga Road and Scribner Avenue. The area was closed for about three hours as police combed the scene for evidence.

Residents say the victim is regularly seen on Senga Road, walking with his overloaded cart of recyclables. Witnesses describe the vehicle involved as possibly a gray Jeep.

Police say the male driver involved had a female passenger in the car. Anyone with information is asked to call the Norwalk Police Department.