A New City woman is being cited with a traffic violation for failing to yield the right of way in an in which a 74-year-old Upper Nyack woman was struck while crossing South Broadway in Nyack, according to .
Sgt. Robert Ruggiero said a town police accident investigation team concluded that at the time of , Beverly Motto of Upper Nyack was completely within the marked crosswalk at the intersection with Burd Street.
The findings were based on statements from four witnesses and evidence gathered at the accident scene. Ruggiero said Motto had nearly reached the center of the roadway at 4:34 p.m. when she was hit by a 2009 Honda Pilot driven by Kate Kyoung Hur, 42, of New City.
At the time of the accident, Hur was turning left from Burd Street onto South Broadway.
Ruggiero said Hur will be issued a traffic ticket for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. State law requires drivers to yield to pedestrians.
Motto was thrown several feet, striking her head on the pavement when she landed. However, the injuries to Motto are not life-threatening.