Friday, October 24th, 2014

Pedestrian Hit While Crossing Downtown Street

Cross-walkThe Yuma Police Department says one person was seriously injured after he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross a roadway. 

Police say that 70-year-old William Michael Smith was walking in a marked crosswalk at the corner of Second Avenue and Giss Parkway on Tuesday afternoon, when he was struck by a vehicle driving west on Giss Parkway. 

The driver is identified as 47-year-old Jesus Barrera. 

Smith was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.  No charges have been filed.

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