Man struck while crossing Route 222.
Charles Allen, 24, walked in front of vehicle using center turn lane
A vehicle struck a pedestrian on Route 222 in Fleetwood on Feb. 6.
Fleetwood Borough Police report that at 3:47 p.m. on Feb. 6, pedestrian Charles Allen, 24, Bishopvill, SC, was attempting to walk across Route 222, between Farmers Drive and Moselem Springs Road, to enter a convenient store. Allen walked in front of northbound traffic, which was stopped for a red traffic signal, and then directly into the path of a vehicle driven by Wendy Drexel, 58, Fleetwood.
Police report that Drexel was driving northbound at a slow rate of speed in the center turn lane in preparation to make a left-hand turn when Allen walked into her path of travel.
Allen stated he had leg pain and was evaluated by Fleetwood EMS on scene. Allen refused transport and medical treatment.
Drexel was not injured as a result of the accident. Her vehicle had minor damage and was driven from the scene.
The roadway was not closed and traffic did not have to be detoured. This incident is still under investigation.