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Teen Hit by Car in Crosswalk

A teenaged pedestrian was taken to Queen of the Valley Tuesday morning after he was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Lincoln Avenue, according to the Napa Valley Register.

A teenaged boy was hit by a car in a crosswalk on Lincoln Avenue around 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to a report in the .

In "Pedestrian struck by vehicle Tuesday morning," the Register reports the vehicle was heading west on Lincoln when it struck the teen, who had been walking north on Marin Street.

The victim was taken to with scrapes and abrasions and the collision is under investigation by , according to the newspaper.

Genji Schmeder May 02, 2012 at 02:39 PM
This is a difficult crossing since vehicle speed is not yet in the 25-mpg zone near Napa High-School. The blinking yellow light does little to slow traffic. I used to cross here regularly on bicycle, but have shifted for my safety to the lighted-signal intersections at California and Jefferson.
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) May 02, 2012 at 03:04 PM
I hear you, Genji. Crossing Lincoln without a signal light is just too scary for me. Kellie suggested on Facebook adding a light-up crosswalk like the one now on Permanente Way. Do you think that would help?
Michael Haley May 03, 2012 at 06:28 PM
It's pedestrian beware on that street. I sit there and wait til there are no cars nearby before I even try to cross unless someone stops for me, then I even wait out in the road to make sure the other cars stop in the next lanes.

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