Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle While Pushing Stroller
NEWTON, NJ – On Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 1:24pm the Newton Police received a 911 call of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Trinity and Moran Street.
Upon arrival it was learned that a 21 year old Newton woman was pushing two of her toddler children in a double baby stroller within the crosswalk when the stroller was struck by a 2004 Ford Explorer operated by Ewa Nowicki, age 69, of Lafayette Township.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Nowicki was making a left turn onto Trinity Street from Moran Street when she failed to yield to the mother and her children.
The two toddlers were transported by ambulance to the Newton Medical Center and then to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation. The mother was not struck or injured. Nowicki was also uninjured.
As a result, Nowicki was issued the following summonses:
N.J.S. 39:4-97 – Careless Driving
N.J.S. 39:4-36 – Failure to Yield to Pedestrian In A Crosswalk
Atlantic Ambulance, Newton First Aid Squad, St.Claire’s MICU and Atlantic Air 1.
Sgt. Frank Philhower, Ptl. Dan Finkle, Ptl. Mahir Kaylani and Special Officer Raul Couce.
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