Woman injured after walking into traffic

Police cite pedestrian

Published On: Oct 03 2012 10:21:23 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2012 10:28:58 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A 64-year-old woman was injured and cited after walking into traffic on South Park Street in Madison Tuesday, according to police.

Witnesses said the woman made it across several lanes of traffic in the 2200 block of S. Park St. before a driver had to slam on brakes to avoid hitting her.

Police said the woman was struck by a vehicle in the far southbound lane.  She sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The woman was not in a crosswalk and was cited for sudden pedestrian movement, according to police.