Police: School crossing guard struck by vehicle while stopping traffic

A school crossing guard in Cranford is out of the hospital after being struck by a driver while stopping traffic for a student.

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2019, 10:05 AM

Updated 1,832 days ago

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A school crossing guard in Cranford is out of the hospital after being struck by a driver while stopping traffic for a student.
The incident happened Thursday around 8:07 a.m. at the intersection of Walnut and Blake avenues.
According to police, the crossing guard was stopping traffic for a student when he was hit by a 2003 Cadillac being operated by an 86-year-old man from Union County.
Police say the school crossing guard suffered injuries from the crash and was transported to a hospital for evaluation.
He was equipped with both a traffic vest and stop paddle.
Charges are pending at this time.


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