Police: Man Struck By Vehicle While Mowing Lawn

June 19, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 PM EDT

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Police: Man Struck By Vehicle While Mowing Lawn

June 19, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 PM EDT

(WKBW release) According to a news release issued Wednesday by the Niagara Regional Police Service, a 31-year-old man from Niagara Falls, Ontario was hospitalized with apparent life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle while mowing his lawn Wednesday morning.

According to the news release from the Niagara Regional Police Service:

On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at approximately 6:58 a.m., members of the Niagara Regional Police Service, Niagara Falls Fire Service and the Niagara Emergency Medical Service responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by an automobile on Beaverdams Road  just west of Kalar Road, in the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Initial investigation revealed that a 31-year-old Niagara Falls, Ontario male was cutting grass along the south shoulder of Beaverdams Road.  At the same time, a 41-year-old Niagara Falls, Ontario female was operating a 1997 Ford Escort westbound on Beaverdams Road. The 41-year-old  female  lost control of the Ford Escort in a bend on Beaverdams Road and crossed over the eastbound lane onto the south shoulder and came into collision with the 31-year-old male who was cutting the grass.

The 31-year-old male was transported to Erie County Medical Center with apparent life-threatening injuries. The 41-year-old female was transported to Greater Niagara General Hospital with minor injuries and was released shortly after.

This collision remains under investigation by members of the Niagara Regional Police Service – Collision Reconstruction Unit.