Pedestrian hit by car on Williamson Street cited, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A 59-year-old Madison man was cited for darting into traffic before being hit by a car Friday night on Williamson Street, police said.

The man suffered numerous broken bones when he was hit by a car just before 10:30 p.m. while crossing Williamson Street at South Thornton Avenue, according to a release.

The driver of the car, a 17-year-old Madison teen, said the 59-year-old darted in front of his car as he was driving about 25 mph and that he didn’t have time to brake before hitting the man, police said.

The teen was very concerned about the welfare of the injured man, officials said.

According to the release, the pedestrian was cited for sudden pedestrian movement into traffic.

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