Pedestrian injured in Friday morning Atchison accident

(KAIR)--The early Friday morning sun is named as a contributing factor in an Atchison accident between a motorist and pedestrian.

Injured was 32-year-old Georgia Thomason, who Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson says “was walking southbound in a crosswalk” in the 1200 block of Green Street.

After she was struck by an eastbound Ford Taurus, Thomason was transported by Atchison County EMS to Amberwell Atchison, and then flown by helicopter to a Kansas City hospital.

The driver of the car, 18-year-old Carson Van Dyke, was not hurt.

Atchison Police were joined by the Atchison Fire Department, Atchison County EMS, and the Kansas Highway Patrol, in working the scene, following the accident that happened around 7:50 Friday morning.

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