March 23, 2014

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at Intersection

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By NOAH RANKIN

A pedestrian was struck by a car at the intersection of North Meadow Street and West Court Street Saturday evening, according to the Ithaca Police Department.

According to an IPD press release, when patrol officers arrived at the scene, the pedestrian was “located on the side of the road, conscious, breathing and sitting up, with apparent injuries to the head.”

Ithaca Rescue assisted at the scene and Bangs Ambulance transported the pedestrian, the release said.

Witnesses said the pedestrian had passed in front of the vehicle during a green light as it was traveling northbound on North Meadow Street. The pedestrian — who had not been in the crosswalk — was ticketed for the accident, according to the press release.

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