Pedestrian Accident Occurs on W.T. Weaver Blvd. in Asheville, North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, NC. – According to a news story reported online at wlos.com, a pedestrian accident occurred on W.T. Weaver Boulevard in North Asheville, North Carolina. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified by officials, was reportedly taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident.*
The accident happened in the late evening at the intersection with Merrimon on W.T. Weaver Boulevard. The Asheville Police Department and WLOS report pedestrian was walking in the area at about 9:30 p.m. and was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle was described as a car, but the make and model were not included in the report.
It is not clear where the pedestrian was in relation to the roadway at the time of the accident. The report did not say if the person was crossing the roadway or was walking along the road. The circumstances leading to the collision were not described.
WLOS reports that the pedestrian was injured in the accident, and emergency responders took him or her to Mission Hospital for treatment. No identifying information about the person was released, and it is not clear how seriously he or she was injured. A current medical status was not reported.
The driver of the vehicle was also not identified in the news report. WLOS said that the vehicle was damaged in the accident, including having a broken windshield, and the driver stayed at the scene following the crash. It is not clear if charges will be filed in the case. Police officers are still investigating.
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