1 driver, 1 pedestrian injured in Albany multi-car accident
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany police said one person was cited and two were injured after an accident at N Slappey Boulevard and Pine Avenue Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Albany Police Department (APD), a Ford Transit Connect cargo van, driven by Jimmy Clark, 60, was heading south on Slappey when he tried to make a left and hit a 2000 Ford F-150 heading north.
Police said the crash caused Clark’s vehicle to spin and hit a pedestrian that was walking in the crosswalk.
Clark’s van then came to a stop after hitting a 2009 GMC Acadia that was stopped at a traffic light, according to APD.
The pedestrian and her pushcart landed under Clark’s van and a 2008 Kia Spectra, police said.
APD said the pedestrian was visibly injured and the F-150 driver complained of an injury.
The pedestrian was taken by EMS to the hospital, according to officers.
Police said Clark was cited for failure to yield while turning left.
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