Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Arlington, police investigate

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ARLINGTON — Chief Julie Flaherty announced that the Arlington Police Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Sunday afternoon.

On Sunday, Nov. 19, at about 1:45 p.m., Arlington Police, along with Arlington Fire, responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Park Avenue and Wollaston Avenue.

A preliminary investigation has revealed that an 81-year-old female pedestrian, a resident of Arlington, was hit by a Toyota Corolla while she was using the crosswalk on Park Avenue.

The woman received immediate medical attention from Arlington Fire EMS/Rescue at the scene.

She was subsequently transported to a local hospital by Arlington Fire/EMS for further treatment of her injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, a 79-year-old Arlington woman, did not sustain injuries and stayed at the scene.

She is currently aiding with the ongoing investigation.

Traffic on Park Avenue was disrupted due to the investigation, with the road closure extending until 4:25 p.m. when it was reopened.

The Arlington Police Department, alongside the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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