New Bedford Man Struck By Vehicle at Raynham Flea Market
UPDATE (April 9, 11:15 a.m.):
RAYNHAM -- Police Chief James Donovan reports that the Raynham Police Department is continuing to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian on Sunday, and that the victim has been released from the hospital.
The crash happened at approximately 9:25 a.m., Sunday, April 8, at 1 Judson St. in the parking lot of the Raynham Flea Market. The flea market was open for business at the time.
Robert Gadsby, age 75, of Raynham, was driving a 2008 Ford Ranger pickup truck when he collided with William Maurice, age 61, of New Bedford, who was walking in the parking lot.
Maurice sustained serious injuries and was taken by a Raynham Fire Department ambulance to a landing zone at a nearby parking lot. From there he was airlifted by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital.
Maurice has since been treated and released from the hospital.
Gadsby remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
RAYNHAM — Fire Chief James T. Januse and Police Chief James W. Donovan report that the Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded this morning after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Raynham Flea Market.
Rescuers responded to 1 Judson Street at 9:25 a.m. for a report of a person struck by a small pickup truck. Upon arrival, firefighters and police officers found a 62-year-old New Bedford man lying down in the parking lot of the flea market, which was open at the time.
The victim sustained serious injuries and was taken by a Raynham Fire Department ambulance to a landing zone at a nearby parking lot. From there, he was airlifted by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital.
The driver, a 75-year-old Raynham man, remained at the scene and was cooperating with police. The incident is under investigation by the Raynham Police Department.