UPDATE: Pedestrian Conscious After Being Hit by Car in Byram, Suffers Serious Head Injuries

Intersection of Mill Street and Mead Ave in Byrm. Leslie Yager File photo

Update: 12:30pm, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016
At Tuesday’s press briefing Lt. Kraig Gray said the woman who was hit at the intersection of Mill Street and Mead ave was crossing from the south side of Mill Street to the North  side when she was struck by a small passenger car. “Preliminary investigation by the traffic section determined she was struck and that the most serious injury she sustained was to her head,” Gray said.

The medical protocol  was to take her to Stamford Hospital where there is a Level 2 trauma center.

Lt. Gray said Greenwich Police, Greenwich Fire Dept and GEMS all responded and quickly attended to the woman’s injuries, and that the traffic section is investigating the accident. The investigation will include witness statements, physical evidence and video from merchants in the area that depict some of the accident.

11:00am Tuesday Dec. 20, 2016: Greenwich Police Lt. Kraig Gray released an audio statement Tuesday around 10:40am, about an incident involving a pedestrian being hit by a car earlier in the morning.

According to Lt. Gray, the pedestrian was struck by a passenger car at the intersection of Mill Street and Mead Avenue. The pedestrian received serious injuries and was transported to the Stamford Hospital Emergency Room, where she is being treated for head injuries.

“My preliminary understanding is she is a woman in her 30s,” Gray said, adding that the victim is a Stamford resident, who works in the Byram area.

Greenwich Police  are continuing to investigate at the scene and notifications are being made to the woman’s employer and family.

Lt. Gray said he expects to release the woman’s name some time on Wednesday.

See also: (Sept. 2014) Byram Pedestrian Traffic. An accident waiting to happen?

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