Man Hit by Car Crossing Main St. in Worcester; Police Investigating

by | Jul 6, 2019 | Headlines, News

WORCESTER – A 42-year-old man was struck by a car trying to cross Main St. in Worcester on Saturday morning, according to the Worcester Police Department.

The man was crossing Main St. at the intersection of Chandler St. when he was struck by a Toyota Corolla going east on Chandler St.  

The accident occurred around 8 AM, according to the WPD.  Following the accident, Main St. was blocked off for several hours. 

According to the WPD, the traffic light was green when the man crossed in front of traffic. His injuries are considered non-life-threatening. 

At this time, no one is charged criminally. The accident is under investigation by the WPD Accident Reconstruction team. 

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