64-Year-Old Woman Struck by Car on Normal Avenue

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Published February 25, 2016
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The victim being transported to. Photo Credit: Carly Phelps
The victim being transported to. Photo Credit: Carly Phelps

The victim received care on the scene before being transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson.
Photo Credit: Carly Phelps

A 64-year-old woman was struck by a car tonight while crossing Normal Avenue near the President’s House.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., Montclair State University Police Department (UPD) and Montclair Township Police Department both received calls regarding the incident and responded to the scene immediately. Clifton Police Department also responded to the incident.

Montclair State University EMS arrived shortly and cared for the woman, who complained of back and hip pain, according to Captain Kieran Barrett, spokesman for UPD. The driver who allegedly struck the woman remained at the scene of the incident.

The scene of the accident on Normal Avenue. Photo Credit: Alex Gamboa

The scene of the accident on Normal Avenue.
Photo Credit: Alex Gamboa

Barrett confirmed that the woman was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, where she is currently being cared for.

Police are still investigating the cause of the incident as well as the details surrounding the case, the second incident of a pedestrian being struck on campus in the current academic year.

The Montclarion will continue to update its coverage of this story as more information is obtained.

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