Female hit by car on Emmet
Thursday 11:54am update: The pedestrian has been identified as 65-year-old Mahin Koorang-Beheshti of Charlottesville, who was transported by rescue squad with serious injuries, according to Albemarle Police spokesperson Lt. Todd Hopwood, who identifies 28-year-old male Crisoford Antonio of Harrisonburg, as the driver of the involved vehicle, a southbound 1993 Dodge Caravan. Hopwood notes that pedestrian Koorang-Beheshti was crossing from east to west–- in an area without a crosswalk or pedestrian signals near Seminole Square Shopping Center. Neither speed nor alcohol have been cited, and no charges have been filed.
A female in the 1000 block of Emmet Street was struck by a car Wednesday before 8pm, according to a dispatch by the Emergency Communications Center.