Person struck by vehicle in New Milford

UPDATE: Police would not confirm reports that the person struck by a truck has died, but motorists can expect Route 109 to remain closed for another two hours while the accident investigation continues.

UPDATE: Police confirm a cyclist was taken to New Milford Hospital after an accident involving a truck at about 8:30 a.m. today. The road is still closed for the ongoing accident investigation.

EARLIER: There is a major accident in New Milford involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.

The accident happened shortly before 9:30 AM on Route 109, Chestnut Land Road.

Dispatches say the person was on a bicycle and hit by a truck.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

Jim Shay