Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Route 9 in Shrewsbury
On Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at 11:27 p.m. Shrewsbury Police were dispatched to Route 9 and Lake Street for a report of pedestrian that had been hit by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival at the scene Shrewsbury Police found the victim who had been hit, Nicole Bruno, 24 years old of Lynnfield, Ma. Shrewsbury Fire Department and U-Mass EMS assisted at scene and the victim was transported to University Of Massachusetts Medical Center, Lake Ave Campus. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was a 2011 Mazda and was driven by Eileen Murray, 56 years old of Shrewsbury, Ma. Murray was not injured as a result of the accident.
The investigation determined the following occurred. Bruno was crossing Route 9 at Lake St. on foot. She initially crossed the Eastbound lane and upon attempting to cross the Westbound lane she was struck by the vehicle in the Westbound lane. The accident remains under investigation by Accident Reconstructionist Sgt. Michael A. O’Connor and assisted by Officer Daniel Cronin both of the Shrewsbury Police Department.
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