June 29, 2016

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Pedestrian struck, seriously injured by vehicle in Granger Twp.

GRANGER TWP. — A 62-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday evening when she was struck by a vehicle on Waterside Drive, west of North Medina Line Road.

Nahida Abboud, of Akron, was walking west on Waterside Drive about 7:30 p.m., when she was hit by a westbound GMC SUV, according to the Medina post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Abboud “sustained serious physical injuries,” was taken by Granger Township EMS to Akron General Hospital, the report said. A condition report was not available Wednesday evening.

The SUV’s driver, Betty Hodgson, 65, of Granger Township, was wearing a safety belt, and was not injured, the report said.

Drugs or alcohol were not factors in the crash, according to Sgt. C.D. Dowell, assistant post commander.