Woman Hit by Pickup Truck in Kingston, New York
A woman was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning in Kingston, New York while walking on the side of the road.
A scary situation unfolded Tuesday in Kingston as police responded to an early morning call that said there was an injured woman on the road. When police arrived on the scene of the 911 call at approximately 6:45 a.m. Tuesday there was reportedly a 62-year-old woman who was struck by a pickup truck.
The woman who was later identified as Lisa Munson appeared to have been walking along the side of Morton Boulevard in Kingston when she was hit by a pickup truck being driven by 55-year-old Timothy Farrell from Saugerties, New York. Munson sustained numerous injuries in the accident according to the Daily Freeman. She was airlifted to Albany Medical Center to receive treatment for what police said were not life-threatening injuries.
Police immediately began investigating what happened and quickly determined that Munson was walking on the side of Morton Blvd. near HZ Electric when she was struck. Police said that as the pickup driver was pulling out of the parking lot at 1034 Morton Blvd, Kingston, NY, he entered the road and accidentally struck Munson. Police told the Freeman that Farrell failed to notice the female pedestrian and hit her on the driver's side of his pickup truck.
Airlifted to Albany, NY
Munson was moved from the scene of the accident by ambulance to a landing zone nearby on Enterprise Drive. From there the ambulance crews had her airlifted to Albany Medical Center by LifeNet. Police didn't share any updates on Munson's condition but did confirm that no tickets were issued at the scene of the accident with the town of Ulster Police Chief saying the crash was neither criminal nor intentional.
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