CS Police Investigate Auto vs. Pedestrian AccidentFeatured Stories, News Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
A College Station woman is hospitalized after she was struck walking across Southwest Parkway west of Texas.
Police report 22 year old Ying Xu was taken to College Station Medical Center with incapacitating injuries. A second woman crossing the street was not injured.
Investigators were told the pedestrians were not in a crosswalk. A vehicle approaching from the east in the inside lane had to slow rapidly to avoid striking the women. A car that swerved to avoid hitting the first vehicle struck Xu as she entered the outside lane.
The incident, which occured Sunday just after noon, closed Southwest Parkway for more than four hours to allow members of the accident reconstruction team to collect information.
No charges have been filed at this time pending the outcome of the investigation.
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