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Pedestrian struck by vehicle -- UPDATED

No citations were issued Thursday night after a car struck a pedestrian crossing Egg Harbor Road.  Law enforcement was called to the scene on Egg Harbor Road near 14th Avenue just after 7 p.m.  An 89-year-old man was crossing the street away from a crosswalk towards the McDonalds when the car hit the individual.  He was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, according to Assistant Police Chief Dan Brinkman.

According to the police report, the pedestrian caused minor damage to the vehicle after the collision brought him on top of the windshield before rolling off. The reports note that the man suffers from hearing and vision difficulties and has a history of confusion. The driver and the passenger were not injured in the incident and were not found to be impaired. Portions of Egg Harbor Road were closed for around 20 minutes and the scene was cleared just after 8:30 p.m.



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