Woman Recovering After Hit by Vehicle in The Villages, Florida
THE VILLAGES, FL. – According to a news story posted online at villages-news.com, a woman is recovering after being hit by a vehicle in The Villages, Florida. The woman sustained a head injury and was hospitalized following the accident, while the driver of the vehicle was cited in connection with the collision.*
The woman was hit by an SUV in the Village of Dunedin, Florida, on April 15. Troopers with Florida Highway Patrol and Villages-News report that at about 9:20 a.m. that day, a pedestrian was walking in the area of Hillsborough Trail and Valleybrook Way, when a passing 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee hit her.
Troopers reported that the Jeep was traveling north on Valleybrook Way at the time of the accident and attempted to turn left on Hillsborough Trail. The report from Florida Highway Patrol says the driver of the Jeep did not observe the pedestrian in the roadway. It is not clear why the driver did not see her.
Villages-News reports that the pedestrian was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center with a head injury. The extent of that head injury was not reported, but the news story states that the victim has since been released from the hospital and is recovering at her home. She was identified as a 70-year-old woman from the Village of Dunedin.
It does not appear that the driver of the Jeep was injured. She was identified as a 73-year-old woman from the Village of Dunedin. Villages-News reports she was cited for running a stop sign in connection with the accident.
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