Pedestrian Accident In OC Over Weekend

Pedestrian Accident In OC Over Weekend
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OCEAN CITY — A New Jersey woman was critically injured when struck by a vehicle while crossing Coastal Highway against a pedestrian signal on Friday night.

Around 10:20 p.m. on Friday, Ocean City Police responded to a reported pedestrian collision at 127th Street and Coastal Highway. The investigation revealed a 19-year-old New Jersey woman was crossing Coastal Highway from west to east in the north crosswalk against a pedestrian signal when she was struck by an SUV.

The victim was transported by Ocean City EMS to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury where she was listed in critical condition. She was later transferred to Shock Trauma in Baltimore. The OCPD is reminding residents and visitors to always wait for the pedestrian signal before crossing Coastal Highway.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.