UPDATE: Pedestrian's Condition Upgraded
A pedestrian struck Friday night crossing University Boulevard has been upgraded to serious condition, according to hospital officials. She was previously listed in critical condition.
Police identified the woman hit as Carolyn Morrow, 56, of Harrisonburg.
A 56-year-old Harrisonburg woman was critically injured Friday night when she was hit by a car on University Boulevard.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was in serious condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville as of press time Friday.
Harrisonburg Police Lt. Roger Knott said the woman tried to cross the street while traffic was flowing, around 6 p.m., near a bus stop close to the intersection with East Market Street near the Valley Mall parking lot. One northbound car stopped to let her pass, Knott said, and she was then struck by a southbound vehicle.
It did not appear that either driver had been reckless, Knott said. No citations were issued as of press time.
Neither driver’s name has been released because the crash is still under investigation, according to Sgt. Charles Grubbs of the Harrisonburg Police Department.
Police closed a large area of the street around the collision site to reconstruct the accident, and routed traffic through nearby parking lots.
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