Student hit on Chestnut Street crosswalk

On Monday at around 11:39 a.m., officers responded to an accident in front of the Curris Center parking lot at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Gilbert Graves Drive.

Jamie Delaney, freshman from Dover, Tenn., was struck by a Mama Nancy’s cab while on a crosswalk.

The driver, Alicia Woods of Murray, was traveling west on Chestnut when she hit Delaney on the crosswalk.

Delaney was taken to Murray-Calloway County Hospital, where she was treated and released.

The Murray Police Department is handling the incident.

Woods said she looked down briefly while driving on Chestnut and hit her brakes as soon as she saw Delaney on the crosswalk. Unfortunately, Woods said it was too late to stop.

After the incident, Woods had another Mama Nancy’s cab driver pick her up.

 

Staff Report