Pedestrian and utility pole hit by car in north Springfield accident

Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 6:46 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 9:15 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A female pedestrian has been taken to the hospital in serious condition after being hit by a car in north Springfield Monday evening.

Springfield Police say a male driver of a van was heading north on West Ave. near Calhoun when he struck the woman as she was crossing West Ave. The van then ran into a utility pole.

Police tell KY3 that impairment does not seem to be a factor in the crash at this time. The driver was not injured in the crash.

Springfield City Utilities is on scene working on the pole that was hit.

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