Pedestrian struck by car while crossing Hwy 89 a few days into first-ever Pedestrian Safety Month

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 10, 2016 / comments

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue and Cal Tahoe JPA were on scene to aid the woman who was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross Hwy. 89 on Sept. 5. Courtesy / South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue. by Claire Cudahy

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – A 27-year-old woman from San Francisco was hit by a car while attempting to run across Hwy. 89 on Sept. 5.

A 55-year-old driver was heading northbound and did not see the woman run across the five lanes near Sonney’s BBQ Shack.

The driver immediately stopped. No names have been released in the accident, and South Lake Tahoe Police Department officials do not believe alcohol was involved.

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