Woman hit by vehicle on the way to vote in Pine Island
(ABC 6 News) – A woman was injured after being hit by a vehicle while on her way to vote Tuesday evening.
The crash happened around 5:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Main Street South in Pine Island.
Authorities say the woman was crossing Main Street on her way to vote at the fire station where the polling station was located. The woman, however, was not in a marked crosswalk, the area where she was crossing was dimly lit and it was raining at the time of the crash.
When crews arrived, they found witnesses providing help to the woman who was conscious, but unable to respond.
The woman was taken by ambulance for serious injuries. The driver of the car remained on the scene and was cooperating with law enforcement.
Officials say alcohol was not a factor in the accident, nor was the driver believed to be distracted.