Skidmore student struck down by car on East Avenue: Pedestrian thrown 10 feet ahead by Buick, according to witnesses

Posted by Brendan James

On Tuesday evening a Skidmore student walking on East Avenue was struck by a vehicle driven by an elderly resident, according to witnesses at the scene.

The student, 21, was walking east on East Avenue around 5 p.m. when a green Buick struck her from behind. According to police scanners the car was traveling under 20 miles per hour.

Though no grave injuries are apparent, the student complained of leg injuries and a loss of consciousness. Police scanners indicate the student thrown 10 feet by the impact of the vehicle.

Among the witnesses was a Skidmore employee who identified the victim as a student at the College.

For more information visit The Saratogian's report.

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