According to the Aberdeen Police Department, a 52-year-old Aberdeen man was transported to Community Hospital after he was struck while crossing the street Tuesday evening at Oak Street at Simpson Avenue.
Here is the latest from the Aberdeen Police Department on this case;
On 01/21/20 at 1753 hours, officers were dispatched to vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on Simpson Avenue near AutoZone. Officers arrived in the area but were unable to locate a collision at the original location they were dispatched to. Officers continued to check the area and were able to locate the collision scene on Simpson Avenue at Oak Street.
The pedestrian, a 52-year-old male from Aberdeen was walking westbound along the north edge of the intersection, from the sidewalk. The driver, a 52-year-old female from Aberdeen stopped southbound on Oak Street at Simpson Avenue and then turned eastbound, not seeing the male crossing. As the driver proceeded to turn, she collided with the pedestrian. The driver remained at the scene.
The pedestrian was transported to GH Community Hospital by Aberdeen Fire Department for treatment with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is still ongoing.