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Car vs Pedestrian Accidents

Car vs Pedestrian Accidents
Rapid City Police Respond to two Car vs Pedestrian Accidents
News Staff - December 2, 2017

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Rapid City Police say they are investgating two car vs pedestrian accidents.

At approximately 5:04 pm on Dec 1, the Rapid City Police Department and the Rapid City Fire Department responded to an accident in the 800 block of East Saint Patrick St. A male pedestrian was attempting to cross the street outside a crosswalk or a marked pedestrian crossing and was struck by a black 2006 BMW traveling eastbound on East Saint Patrick St.

The female driver of the vehicle, a 62-year-old resident of Rapid City, was uninjured and did not require medical attention. The pedestrian, a 64-year-old resident of Rapid City, was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time, pending notification of the family. The accident remains under investigation.

At approximately 5:17 pm on Dec 1, the Rapid City Police Department and the Rapid City Fire Department responded to another accident just north of E Watertown St on N LaCrosse St. A male pedestrian was attempting to cross the street outside of a crosswalk or a marked pedestrian crossing and was struck by a silver 2014 Nissan Murano traveling south on N LaCrosse St.

The female driver of the vehicle, a 34-year-old resident of Rapid City, was uninjured and did not require medical attention. The pedestrian, a 29-year-old resident of Rapid City, was transported to the hospital and is being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

This accident also remains under investigation.

The Rapid City Police Department reminds all pedestrians to use marked and lighted crosswalks or pedestrian crossings and to be mindful of their surroundings in areas that have high vehicular traffic.



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