A pedestrian was in critical condition yesterday after being struck by a car on Violet Avenue.
Town of Poughkeepsie Police say a 72 year old woman was hit by the car and she suffered serious head injuries. The driver is a 49 year old man from Red Hook who was travelling north on Violet Avenue around 3:20pm. That section of the road was closed for more than 4 hours during the investigation.
Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call Police at (845) 485-3680.
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