Pedestrian Accident Reported on Maple Ave. in Burlington, North Carolina
BURLINGTON, NC. – According to an online news report from thetimesnews.com, a pedestrian accident was reported on Maple Avenue in Burlington, North Carolina. The pedestrian was reportedly trying to cross the roadway at an intersection and was injured when she was struck by a vehicle.*
The accident happened in the late evening at the crossing of Plantation Driver and Maple Avenue in Burlington. Police responded to the call at about 9 p.m. and found that a vehicle had run into a woman in the intersection. Authorities said the woman was attempting to cross Maple when the vehicle struck her.
According to police, the driver of the vehicle had a green light at the intersection and tried to avoid the collision but did not have time. The front passenger’s side of the car ended up making contact with the woman.
Times News reports that the woman sustained a leg injury in the accident, but it is not clear if she required transport away from the scene for treatment. The extent of the injury was not reported. The pedestrian was identified as a 55-year-old woman from Burlington.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as being 22 years old. The make and model of the vehicle were not reported. Police said that investigators did not have reason to believe that the driver was impaired or speeding at the time of the accident.
One lane of northbound Maple Avenue was shut down following the accident while crews worked at the scene. Investigation into the collision is ongoing.
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