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Three pedestrians hit in incidents overnight

Posted by on 29/06/2018

THREE pedestrians were struck by vehiclesin three separate incidents over night.
Nanjing Night Net

The scene where a woman pedestrian was hit by a ute in Best Street, Devonport.

Police have said the difficult weather conditions played a big part in all three crashes.

The incidentsoccurred between5.10pmand 9.30pm inDevonport and Ulverstone.

The first crash occurred when a female pedestrian was hit crossing the road at Queen Street, Ulverstone.

Fortunately the female did not suffer from any significant injuries as a result of the crash.

The second crash happened just 40 minutes laterat the intersection of Best and Rooke Street in Devonport.

The driver of a Holden flat tray travelling on Rooke Street, was turning right onto Best Street when apedestrian using thepedestrian crossing was struck.

The pedestrian suffered serious injury and was transported to the North West RegionalHospital.

Police were again called to a crash involving a pedestrian at 9.30pm.

The crash happened at theintersection of Best and Fenton Street, when the driver of a black hatchback turned left onto Best Street and hit a pedestrians crossing at the pedestrian crossing.

The pedestrian suffered someinjuriesand was taken to hospital.

Policebelievefine,misty rain and dark clouds effectedvisibility during these times

Police urge all drivers and pedestrians using the roads to be extravigilantwhen travelling indifficult conditions.

Police are seeking witnesses to both of the Devonport incidents and anonewho witnessed the incident are askedto call the Devonport Police Station on 64784011 or Crime Stoppers Tasmania on 1800 333 000.

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