Pedestrian struck on Washington Avenue


hitmaopA person was taken to the hospital in an ambulance Monday night after they were hit by a car on Washington Avenue near James Street.

The person was hit by a grey Buick sedan just east of the intersection at about 8:30 p.m. The Buick appeared to have been traveling eastbound and sustain heavy damage to its windshield in the collision. The man driving the car stayed at the scene after the accident.

Traffic on Washington Avenue was congested between James and Milne streets for about 20 minutes as emergency crews worked on the victim and police investigated the incident.

Wes Duplantier