Early on Wednesday afternoon, December 2, a man was hit by a car outside the Western Connecticut State University’s midtown campus.
According to authorities, the accident happened at around 2 p.m. across from SoHo Pizza on White Street. The man, who has not yet been identified, but is known to be 25 years old and of New Fairfield, was in the crosswalk and the yellow lights were flashing. He was hit by a 1999 Saturn which was being driven by 82 year old Willard Carter.
The pedestrian was transported to Danbury Hospital where he was treated and subsequently released.
Following the investigation, Carter was found at fault for the accident and issued an infraction for failure to yield to a pedestrian.
This is not the first time there has been an accident in this area as around two months ago, a college student suffered injuries to his hand when he too was hit by a car on a nearby crosswalk. On this occasion the driver hit a 23 year old man from New Milford on the main crosswalk below the university’s overpass while the yellow lights were flashing.
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