Police say sedan hit pedestrian at Stadium and Old 63 intersection

Monday, August 27, 2012 | 8:22 p.m. CDT; updated 8:10 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The car involved in an injury accident with a pedestrian remains parked on East Stadium Boulevard and Old 63 on Monday. Members of the Columbia Police Department helped examine the scene and direct traffic.

COLUMBIA — A black Honda Civic hit a pedestrian Monday afternoon at the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and Old 63.

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the street heading north, said Sgt. Curtis Perkins of the Columbia Police Department.


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The pedestrian stepped off the island located diagonally from the Break Time gas station.

The car, which was in the outside lane going east, hit the person when the light turned green, Perkins said.

Perkins pointed out that this intersection does not have a crosswalk area.

The impact broke the driver's windshield. The pedestrian was taken to University Hospital. The identity of the pedestrian and the severity of the injuries are unknown at this time.

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