For Immediate Release: 9/14/2017 11:42 am
Worcester, MA (September 14, 2017) - On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at approximately 10:47 PM, Worcester Police responded to a pedestrian and motor vehicle accident in the area of 830 Main Street. Responding officers were told that the operator of the vehicle, a Red 2013 Chevrolet Cruz, was on scene. First arriving officers observed the pedestrian, a 55-year-old male Worcester resident, lying on his right side in the middle of Main Street. The victim was conscious and alert.
Members of the Worcester Fire Department and Worcester EMS arrived at the scene. The pedestrian was treated at the scene and then transported to a nearby hospital. The pedestrian was suffering from an apparent wrist and head injury.
Due to the nature of this incident, the Worcester Police Crash Reconstruction Unit was called to the scene to take charge of this investigation.
Recon investigators secured the scene and processed evidence. Meanwhile, other investigators went to the hospital to check on the condition of the pedestrian. The investigators were informed by medical personnel that the pedestrian had suffered several broken bones, cuts and abrasions. The pedestrian is in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the Chevrolet was traveling south on Main Street. At the same time the pedestrian was crossing Main Street heading from the east side to the west side. The male was not in a crosswalk at the point of impact.
The vehicle was towed from the scene for a full mechanical inspection. This investigation remains active. At this time there have been no citations issued.