Pedestrian struck by car at Rockland intersection

By Stephen Betts | Jul 07, 2018
Courtesy of: Rockland Police Department Rockland police and emergency medical services responded to a pedestrian being struck by a car July 7.

Rockland — A pedestrian was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon, July 7, after being struck by a car at a busy Rockland intersection.

Barbara Lindley, 67, of Wickenburg, Ariz., was crossing Park Street from Jared & Cohn toward Rite Aid when Katie Libby, 31, of Thomaston, turned left onto Park from Union Street in a 2012 Dodge Durango, according to Rockland Police Sgt. Ken Smith.

Libby's vehicle struck Lindley, who was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport by Rockland Emergency Medical Services, according to Smith.

Lindley was complaining of pain to her head and back.

Smith said Sunday that Lindley waited for the light for traffic on Park Street to turn red and she crossed, but not in a crosswalk. At the same time, the light for Union Street traffic turned green.

The accident report cites pedestrian error.

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