Boston, 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.