Pedestrian stable following accidentPublished 1:58pm Thursday, October 24, 2013
A 32 year-old pedestrian has been released from the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday morning.
According to Dowagiac Director of Public Safety, David Haskell of Dowagiac was crossing N. Paul Street in Dowagiac at approximately 6:15 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.
The vehicle had just turned off of Spruce Street and was traveling northbound on N. Paul when he struck the victim.
The driver of the vehicle was Gregory Needham, a 37 year-old Niles resident. Needham was not injured.
Haskell was transported by Pride Care Ambulance Service to Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. Detective Grinnewald was not notified of the exact injuries inflicted on the victim.
The accident remains under investigation. Director Grinnewald asks that anyone with additional information regarding this accident please call the Dowagiac Police Department at (269)782-9743.