(Westport, CT) Today at approximately 6:45 am the Westport Police Department received a 9-1-1
call that a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Post Road East at Playhouse Square. The Westport Police, EMS and Fire Department responded and Emergency personnel treated the pedestrian at the scene and then transported her to Norwalk Hospital.
The pedestrian, Adrienne Garcia, age 45 of New Milford Connecticut was attempting to cross four lanes of traffic on Post Road East in the area of Playhouse Square when she was struck by a 2000 Mercedes SUV driven by Saul Gideon, age 60 of Norwalk Connecticut. According to witness statements the Mercedes was driving eastbound on the Post Road and turned left into Playhouse Square with a green traffic control light and impacted Garcia who was in the outside westbound lane of Post Road East.
Garcia suffered non-life threatening injuries. She was found at fault and issued an infraction ticket for
failure to Yield the Right of Way to a Vehicle when not crossing within a Crosswalk.