'No Major Injuries' In Downtown Pedestrian Accident

A woman was taken to the hospital with "no major injuries" after being struck by a car on Monday night in downtown Hamilton.

A woman was taken to on Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle at a “very low speed” in downtown Hamilton, according to police.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available from police, suffered “no major injuries,” according to Officer Michael Wetson and was taken by Lyons ambulance to the hospital to be checked out by doctors.

The crash happened on Route 1A (Bay Road) next to in the downtown.

Police received a 911 call about the crash at 4:58 p.m. and the first emergency responder was on scene at 5 p.m., Wetson said. Route 1A, between Linden Street in Wenham and Walnut Road in Hamilton, was closed for 20 minutes while the patient was treated and police investigated. It caused a traffic backup on nearby Willow Street for a short time.

Wetson said the vehicle that struck the pedestrian, a Subaru, was traveling northbound on Route 1A. The pedestrian was crossing from the west side of the road, near  towards the liquor store and was struck in the northbound lane, Wetson said.

The driver of the vehicle, whose name was also not immediately released, was not injured.

Investigators kept the vehicle in the road for about 20 minutes while they investigated.

The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash, Wetson said. The closest crosswalk across Bay Road is about 150 feet south of the crash and runs between and .


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