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Pedestrian has 'possible life-threatening injuries' after being hit Downtown

Posted at 5:22 PM, Jan 08, 2019

CINCINNATI — A woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon with “possible life-threatening injuries” after being struck by a car Downtown.

According to police, she was hit at the intersection of West Sixth Street and Central Avenue. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with first responders while the victim was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The incident represented yet another in a string of recent pedestrian strikes, some of them fatal, throughout Cincinnati. Police department records indicate the number of pedestrian-involved crashes in the city has grown almost every year since 2013.