Susanville Police officers responded to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at Main and Union streets around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, which sent a woman to the hospital with critical injuries.
On arrival, officers provided immediate aid to a female lying in the roadway, assisted by two good Samaritans who stopped to give their assistance, according to a statement from the Susanville Police Department.
The investigation revealed a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Matt Moyer, 19, of Susanville, was traveling eastbound on Main Street from the area of Gay Street. As Moyer was eastbound on Main Street, he allegedly failed to see a female pedestrian in the westerly crosswalk at the intersection of Main and Union, according to the statement.
Moyer allegedly struck the female in the crosswalk with his vehicle.
The Susanville area woman suffered critical injuries and was eventually transported to an out of the area hospital for treatment, according to the statement.