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Northampton Woman Hit in Crosswalk Sustains Minor Injuries

pedestrian struckNORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) – A woman sustained minor injuries after being knocked down by a truck in Northampton Friday afternoon.

Northampton Police Sergeant Robert Powers said 35-year-old Jennifer Akey of Northampton was walking in a crosswalk on Prospect Street when a truck hit her, knocking her over. She sustained minor injuries to her right hip and right elbow and was transported to Cooley Dickinson for treatment.

The driver, 30-year-old Nicholas Denno of Willamsburg was cited for a crosswalk violation.

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