TAUNTON — An elderly Taunton man has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the city Monday evening.

Taunton police said the victim's injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The 78-year-old man was hit by a vehicle near 10 Oak St. just after 6 p.m. Monday.

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Officers responded to find the victim conscious and alert but suffering from serious injuries.

Police said the responding officers gave the elderly man aid before he was taken to a nearby hospital via ambulance.

The vehicle driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators, police said.

According to police, the driver is a 38-year-old Taunton man.

Neither he nor the victim have been identified.

Police said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

No further information was disclosed.

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