Pacific Grove Student Student Struck on Sunset Drive in Pacific Grove Accident
PACIFIC GROVE, CA (November 25, 2019) — A Pacific Grove High School student was struck and injured by car on Sunset Drive on Friday, November 22.
According to school district officials, the student was a freshman girl. She tried to cross Sunset Drive near 19th Street on her way to class shortly before 8:00 a.m.
Law enforcement and paramedics aided the injured teen. They were on the scene for nearly two hours.
Paramedics rushed the student to Natividad Hospital. The teen’s conditions are not known at this time.
According to officials, it was not yet determined how a vehicle struck her even if she was using the crosswalk. Matthew Bell, the principal at PGHS, stated that the whole school is heartbroken over what happened.
The girl tried to cross the street in an area where there is no crossing guard. However, the crosswalk itself lights up, according to Bell.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the crash site and cooperated with the authorities.
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