A 22-year-old man was struck by a car on N. Lynn Street as moviegoers gathered in nearby Gateway Park for Rosslyn’s outdoor film series Friday night. Police issued the following press release about the incident.
The Arlington County Police Department is investigating a pedestrian accident that occurred in the 1100 block of North Lynn Street. At approximately 9 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2011, a Honda Civic struck a man walking through traffic.
The pedestrian, a 22 year-old man, was transported to a local hospital. His wounds do not appear to be life threatening at this time. The driver of the vehicle stayed onscene and is cooperating with police.
There was a large number of people and vehicles in the area at the time of the accident because of an outdoor movie. Only one set of witnesses stayed to wait for police. The Arlington County Police Department reminds people who witness a serious accident or crime to stay in the area in order to provide important information.
Anyone who has additional information about this accident is asked contact Detective Robert Icolari at (703) 228-4240. Det. Icolari can also be contacted via e-mail at Ricolari@arlingtonva.us. Witnesses can also call the Arlington Police Tip-Line at (703) 228-4242.