WATERTOWN (CBS) – A pedestrian struck by a car in Watertown Monday during rush hour.

Police say a 50-year-old man was hit by a Toyota SUV at the intersection of Watertown Street and Aldrich Road at about 8:30.

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A preliminary investigation says the driver was heading west on Route 16 when the incident happened.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police, but has been taken to Mount Auburn Hospital for incident-related stress.

The workers at a liquor store at the location say the intersection is a dangerous one. Police agree.

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“It’s just outside of Watertown Square and it’s busy in the mornings with commuters and everyone getting to work and to the buses. It’s a busy area,” Police Chief Michael Lawn said.

The road has been reopened.

The crash is being investigated by the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Ben Parker reports

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