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52-year-old woman seriously injured in Fall River afternoon pedestrian crash

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Police are investigating after an early afternoon crash in Fall River left a woman seriously injured.

According to Lieutenant Antonio Elumba, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Fall River Police and Fire personnel responded to the intersection of Plymouth Avenue and Rodman Street regarding a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

A 52-year-old female was subsequently transported to Rhode Island Hospital with apparent serious injuries.

Empty shoes could be seen at the accident scene in addition to a vehicle with a smashed windshield on the passenger side.

FRPD Uniform Division is currently conducting an investigation with the Traffic Enforcement and Crime Scene Units assisting.

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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Rc

    September 22, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    That’s what usually happens when you walk onto street without using crossing lights

  2. HC

    September 23, 2022 at 6:24 am

    That’s what usually happens when a driver was not paying attention.

  3. David verdieu

    September 23, 2022 at 11:30 am

    Someone got hit and that’s how u guys wanna talk what about if it was y’all family? Im damn sure y’all wouldn’t said that

  4. Tonya Murray

    September 24, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    I drove by shortly after it happened. The police were conducting their investigation with marks on the road and tires of the vehicle driving the vehicle between the marks in the roadway to determine approximate speed and braking distance I’m assuming…. The operator of the vehicle had to be going pretty damn fast. The person who was hit whole body almost went all the way through the windshield! What made no sense to me was I saw no damage to the front of the car, just a big hole in the windshield and a shoe, a bottle of Coke and a few other things I’m the road. I’d say speed and lack of attention were the cause. People don’t pay attention, EVER! .

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