Tuesday, February 2, 2016

MV Crash Involving Pedestrian

INCIDENT: MV Crash Involving Pedestrian

OCCURRED: February 2, 2016

LOCATION:   W. Clinton Ave / S. Prospect Ave

 On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at approximately 3:48 pm, a female juvenile pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing W, Clinton Ave / S. Prospect Ave. The juvenile, age 16, was walking in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. The vehicle driven by Irina Shevchuk, age 51, of Fairlawn, NJ was traveling westbound on W. Clinton Ave., and made a left turn onto S. Prospect Ave., striking the juvenile.

The juvenile sustained a small laceration to her face and complained of pain to her neck and head area. Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance responded and transported the juvenile to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. The juvenile’s mother was notified. High School Principal James Fasano followed the ambulance with his personal vehicle, awaiting the juvenile’s mother to respond.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured and was issued a summons for careless driving. The investigation remains active at this time.                              

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