7:00 pm police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving pedestrian in a crosswalk. A male pedestrian was crossing at Mumford Road and Leppert Street at a marked crosswalk equipped with amber lighting. The pedestrian failed to activate the crossing lights prior to entering roadway and was struck by a vehicle. Witnesses to the accident confirmed that the flashing lights were not activated at time of accident. The lights were confirmed to be in working order at the time of the accident.
The pedestrian was taken to QE2 to receive medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries. A ticket was issued to the pedestrian under section 125(4) of the Motor Vehicle Act.
Source: Media Release