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Liberal Police Investigate Injury Accident

Joe Denoyer - January 13, 2017 8:42 am


On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at approximately 5:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of South Holly Drive and Western Avenue for a report of an accident. A pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Investigating officers found that a 2008 GMC pickup was turning south on Western Avenue from South Holly Drive and struck a 56 year old male in the crosswalk. The driver, a 29 year old male, did not see the pedestrian crossing Western Avenue in the crosswalk.

The pedestrian was taken to Southwest Medical Center by Seward County EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup was issued a citation for failing to yield to a pedestrian.


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