Pedestrian Struck In Town Of Poughkeepsie

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.

Photo: flickr, Jamin Gray

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