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Serious pedestrian injury in Schenectady after being struck on Tuesday


Schenectady Pedestrian⁤ Struck⁢ Near Union College

A pedestrian was struck and ⁢seriously hurt early Tuesday evening near Union College, police said. The pedestrian was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment and remained in critical⁣ condition, police​ said Wednesday ‌morning.

The crash happened at about 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of Union Street and Seward Place, police said.

Officers found the pedestrian unconscious and appeared critically hurt, police ​said. The Schenectady Fire Department treated the pedestrian at the​ scene.

The Schenectady Police Traffic Division, Crime Scene Unit and the Schenectady County Crash Reconstruction team responded to investigate. The driver of the vehicle was cooperating, police said.

A release did not address​ whether Tuesday’s weather played a role. Schenectady got about three inches of snow through​ the day, with snow tapering off about the time ‍of the accident, according to the National Weather Service. The crash remained under ⁤investigation.

Stay Safe

As the investigation continues, it’s important for everyone to stay safe on the roads, especially during inclement weather. Remember to always be cautious and aware of your surroundings, whether you’re driving or walking.

Rafael Torres
Rafael Torres
Rafael Torres, a native of Schenectady, has returned to his hometown after several years of reporting in the Midwest. A graduate of Missouri School of Journalism, Alex is known for his empathetic approach to local news, covering everything from community events to local governance, always with an aim to bridge diverse perspectives.
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  1. Serious pedestrian injury in Schenectady after being struck on Tuesday

    This is such a tragedy. My heart goes out to the victim and their loved ones.


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