Chief James M. Spinney
2 Olde North Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
For Immediate Release
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Chelmsford Police Investigating after Pedestrian is Struck by Vehicle
CHELMSFORD — Chief James M. Spinney reports that the Chelmsford Police Department is investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle early this evening.
Chelmsford Police and Fire responded to the intersection of Boston and Brian roads at 5:15 p.m. Upon arrival, rescuers found a 70-year-old man from Chelmsford lying in the roadway. The victim was treated at the scene and taken by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital with serious injuries. The victim was reported to be conscious when he was being treated at the scene.
The driver, a 64-year-old Chelmsford man operating a 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, remained at the scene and was cooperating with police.
A preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was walking in a crosswalk when he was struck.
The incident is under investigation by the Chelmsford Police Department Accident Reconstruction Division.