Pedestrian Accident in Reno Ends in Injuries
RENO, NV (February 3, 2020)—Paramedics transported a woman to a hospital following a pedestrian crash on South Wells Avenue near Willow Street Wednesday.
The accident occurred around 5:36 p.m., when the 47-year-old illegally crossed South Wells Avenue. Investigators say a southbound vehicle struck the her near Willow Street, causing her a broken leg and cuts to her head.
Shortly thereafter, paramedics brought the female pedestrian to Renown Regional Medical Center for further assistance.
Meanwhile, the driver stayed on scene and cooperated with police questioning. Officers determined that speeding and impairment did not play a role in the crash.
Since details fall short, local authorities plan to examine this incident more closely. The surrounding area near Willow Street was closed off during investigation.
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