Thursday, March 6, 2014

Driver Hits Pedestrian; Charged With Failure to Yield

A pickup truck hit a pedestrian crossing Grand Boulevard in a crosswalk at 14th Avenue last night, according to the Spokesman-Review.

A woman was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries around 6:15 p.m., Spokane Police say. Her son, who was with her, crossed the street ahead of her safely.

The road was closed briefly as emergency workers cleared the scene. The driver of the truck was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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