Pedestrian ‘wearing headphones when hit by car’

Tamra CarrGeraldton Guardian
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Camera IconFile picture: The Geraldton Guardian Credit: The Geraldton Guardian

A pedestrian struck by a car in Geraldton last night was wearing headphones when he walked in front of the Ford Falcon sedan, police say.

The accident happened about 8.18pm on Flores Road, near the intersection of Utakarra Road.

Police said the 26-year-old was taken to Geraldton Hospital to treat a suspected concussion, swelling to the head and an elbow injury.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said the man suffered multiple injuries, including cuts and grazes.

A WA Country Health Service spokeswoman today said the man was in a stable condition.

The driver, aged 30, passed a breathalyser test.

Police are still investigating.

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