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Pedestrian Struck by Norwood HospitalBoston, MA (July 14, 2018) – A pedestrian in Boston was injured after being struck by a vehicle on Wednesday.  The pedestrian was struck while walking on  Clarkwood Street at 4:50 pm when they were hit by a car also traveling on the same roadway.  Police on scene report that the pedestrian was injured as a result of the collision but have not confirmed whether the pedestrian suffered any serious or life-threatening injuries.

Following the crash, the vehicle driver remained on scene and cooperated with the police investigation into the crash.   It is not known whether the pedestrian was in a crosswalk or other marked area when the crash occurred or whether the vehicle driver will face charges for causing the accident.  Police are continuing to investigate this crash.  Should any additional information become available we will bring it to you.

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Pedestrian Accident in West Bridgewater  Hyannis, MA (July 7, 2018) – A pedestrian was struck by an alleged impaired driver early Saturday morning in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The collision took place around 1:00 am at the intersection of Main Street and Pine Avenue.  The pedestrian was walking through the intersection when they were struck by the vehicle.

An ambulance arrived on scene and transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.  The driver was investigated by Barnstable police following the crash.  After administration of field sobriety tests, it was determined that the driver was impaired.  She was arrested and charged with OUI, speeding and operating to endanger.  The crash remains under investigation.

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949267_pedestrian_crossing_sign-300x278Cambridge, MA (July 6, 2018) – A pedestrian suffered injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday.   Cambridge police report that a pedestrian was walking along Washington Street just before 8:00 pm when they were struck by a vehicle.  An ambulance came to the scene and took the patient to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police investigated the crash for some period of time.  Eventually, they concluded that the driver was at fault for the crash and that the pedestrian was struck while in a crosswalk.  The driver was charged with Failure to Stop for a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk.  There is no additional information available at this time.

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Pedestrian Accident with Injuries on Morton and Fuller StreetsPelham, MA –  Police in Pelham responded to a second pedestrian crash within a few hours on Thursday morning.   The first incident, which we previously reported on, involved a 71 year old woman.  In this incident, a 62 year old woman was hurt.

At around 8:00 am on Thursday, the woman was driving along Bridge Street when her car swerved off the road and into a tree.  The woman was out of her vehicle when another vehicle driven by a 31 year old man was passing through the area.  The man told police that he was temporarily blinded by sunlight.  Once he regained his vision, he realized that he was about to hit the woman, who was walking in the roadway.   Although he swerved to avoid a collision, he struck the woman, knocking her to the ground.

The driver immediately left his vehicle to check on the woman.  Police and rescue units responded while he remained on scene and cooperated with authorities.  The woman was transported to a local hospital with a leg injury, but her injuries do not appear life-threatening at this time.  Police are still investigating the crash but have ruled out speed and alcohol as factors.  No word on whether any charges are expected.

Pedestrian Accident at South Hampton StreetNorth Adams, MA (July 4, 2018) – Police in North Adams, Massachusetts have identified and charged a driver in a very serious pedestrian accident that occurred last month.

On June 24, a 33 year old  man, whose name has not been released, had just exited a parked car at 291 West Main Street.  Upon exiting, the pedestrian was struck by an oncoming vehicle.  He was airlifted from the crash scene by a medical helicopter and transported to Bay State Medical Center.  He currently remains at Bay State in critical condition.

On Tuesday police issued charges against the driver, identified as 31 year old Galeb Garhartt.  Garhartt, of Pownal, Vermont, is charged with a marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

22ndPedestrian Accident in BostonLowell, MA (July 1, 2018) – A child was struck by a car after running out into the road in Lowell, Massachusetts.  The accident happened on Saturday morning.  The boy, identified as a 5 year old was playing in a front yard at 74 Hanks Street in Lowell.  For an unknown reason, the boy ran into the roadway and was struck by a vehicle passing through the neighborhood.  A medical helicopter was called to the scene to treat the boy for injuries.  His condition is not known at this time but it is believed that, fortunately, his injuries are not life-threatening.

The driver of the car remained on scene to cooperate with police.  No charges have been filed at this time but it is unknown if police intend to pursue charges at a later date.  The accident remains under further investigation by Lowell Police.

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Update: Pedestrian Identified in West Bridgewater Accident  Worcester, MA (June 30, 2018) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday in Worcester, Massachusetts causing injuries.  The pedestrian was walking along Chandler Street on the right side of the road when he was struck by a vehicle traveling in the far right lane.  The impact forced the pedestrian to roll onto the hood and into the car’s windshield.  He then fell off the car and landed on a curb.

Worcester police, fire and ambulance officials all rushed to the scene.  The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation.  The man was stabilized and then taken to a local hospital for treatment.  He is currently listed in fair condition.  The driver of the car is identified only as a 51 year old Worcester resident.  This accident remains under investigation by Worcester police.  No charges were immediately issued following the crash.

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Pedestrian Accident Reported on Marcella StreetBoston, MA (June 28, 2018) – A pedestrian walking along Shawmut Avenue was struck by a vehicle on Thursday evening.  The vehicle hit the pedestrian just before 9:00 pm.  The accident resulted in both Boston police as well as medical workers responding to the scene.  Once officers arrived they were able to locate both the car and pedestrian involved.  Officers obtained statements from each of them regarding the accident and how it occurred.

The pedestrian received medical treatment for the injuries sustained from being struck.  There is no indication that the injuries are life-threatening.  It is unknown at this what led up to the accident.  Police are expected to investigate a variety of factors, including whether the pedestrian was in a crosswalk or other marked area, whether the driver was speeding or distracted and whether the pedestrian or driver could have taken steps to avoid the crash.  All of these factors will help police to determine responsibility for the accident.

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1118296_crosswalk-300x199Cambridge, MA (June 28, 2018) – A pedestrian in Cambridge, Massachusetts was injured on Wedensday while walking at the intersection of Vassar Street and Amesbury Street.  Cambridge police were told that the accident occurred just before 6:00 pm when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.  Police responded to the scene and spoke with both the pedestrian and the driver of the vehicle.  The pedestrian and driver cooperated with the police investigation into the accident.  It is not known at this time what caused the crash to occur.  Police did not immediately charge either party in association with the crash.

The pedestrian suffered injuries as a result of the accident.  Fortunately, the injuries were not life-threatening and the pedestrian was treated on scene.  Neither the pedestrian nor the driver have been identified by Cambridge police.

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images-4-2Plymouth, MA (June 25, 2018) – A teen was struck while walking at a crosswalk in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon.  The boy was walking at Main Street near Middle Street in a marked crosswalk area when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.  Plymouth police officers and emergency medical officials quickly arrived at the scene to tend to the 16 year old victim and treat his injuries.

The injuries sustained by the victim are not considered life-threatening, according to authorities. The boy was transported to South Shore Hospital to receive treatment.  Police report that the boy was wearing earbuds when he was struck in the crosswalk.  However, officers did the charge the motor vehicle operator, a 61 year old man from Plymouth, with failure to yield to a pedestrian.  No further information was released.

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