Woman hit, injured crossing SW 62nd Blvd.

Published: Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:21 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:02 a.m.

A woman was injured Thursday evening when she was hit by a motorist while crossing Southwest 62nd Boulevard, Gainesville police reported.

The accident occurred about 6:25 p.m. at 400 SW 62nd Blvd. The woman, Bridgett C. Walker, 22, had gotten off a bus and was crossing the street after the bus left.

A southbound car stopped before hitting her, but a northbound car driven by Paul M. Murphy, 25, hit the woman.

She was thrown into the air, landing on her head, witnesses told police. Police said her injuries were not life-threatening and that it did not appear she was crossing at a designated crosswalk.

- Cindy Swirko

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