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Struck Pedestrian


On October 18th, 2022, at approximately 1:32 pm, the police department was dispatched to the intersection of South Market and Simpson Streets for a crash which just occurred. Upon arrival officers determined the crash involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. Investigation into the crash found the pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk on the south side of West Simpson Street. She was attempting to cross over South Market Street to continue walking eastbound. A truck was westbound on East Simpson Street, attempting to turn left onto South Market Street. The pedestrian entered into the intersection when the light turned green for Simpson Street traffic, giving the pedestrian the right of way. Upon entering into the street, in the crosswalk, she was struck by the truck which began their turn. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital for further evaluation of injuries she sustained. The police department was assisted on scene by the Mechanicsburg Fire Department and Penn State Health EMS.