Chili, NY (October 9, 2019) – A female pedestrian was taken to a hospital after she was hit by a vehicle at Roberts Wesleyan College in the town of Chili, according to authorities. The victim was in the crosswalk on Westside Drive when she was then struck by the vehicle at approximately 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday night, October 8th.
Police stated that the unidentified operator of a pickup truck hit the woman while she was walking across the street. The driver exited the vehicle but then proceeded to leave the scene and the victim was able to drive herself to Strong Memorial Hospital.
The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident and the driver of the pickup later contacted authorities. Police stated that no charges are currently pending as the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
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