Denver, Colorado 2021-10-22 18:20:32 –
Denver-A person walking on the Fort Collins road outside the pedestrian crossing was hospitalized twice a week after being attacked by a driver.
Police for Fort Collins said the woman walked to College Avenue in Southbound Lane shortly before 9 am on Friday and was attacked by a man driving Kia Niro near the intersection with Mason Street.
Police said the woman was not in or near the pedestrian crossing when the crash occurred, and she was seriously injured and taken to the hospital.
While the investigation was underway, Southbound College Avenue was closed in the area, as was the one-lane Northbound College Avenue. A police spokesperson said the reason why the woman walked on the road is still under investigation.
“Unfortunately, this is the second serious collision within a week involving pedestrians who are not on the crosswalk,” Sgt said. Said. Mike Avletch of the Fort Collins Police Transportation Unit and Collision Reconstruction and Scene Processing Team. “Such an incident has a lasting effect on everyone involved and witnesses. To prevent tragedy and ensure the safety of all travelers, rules and regulations for everyone who uses the road. Please follow the signs. “
The department is asking those who have more information that has not yet spoken to the investigators to call Officer Kenkoski at 970-416-2229.
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