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Pedestrian Struck by SUV While Trying to Cross Street

A female pedestrian was hit while she was trying to cross Lowell Street Friday night. The woman's injuries were considered serious and she was taken to Boston by ambulance.

A female pedestrian was hit by an SUV Friday night while she tried to cross Lowell Street near .

The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. and the woman was taken by ambulance to Mass. General Hospital in Boston with serious injuries. Police initially asked for MedFlight to respond, but then called it off.

A portion of Lowell Street out to Peabody Square was closed off to traffic for approximately an hour-and-a-half while police reconstructed the accident scene.

No further details are available yet.

Laura Vielma September 15, 2012 at 02:28 PM
I witnessed the whole thing from my window and ran outside to help because I am a licensed emt. The woman hit was in critical condition. The second car that struck the explorer after the explorer had hit the woman had a nice woman driving with 2 young children. Thankfully they were ok with no injuries. Prayers go out to the woman fighting for her life.

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