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Comments for: Woman, child struck by vehicle while crossing Route 1 in Saco, police say

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  • Anonymous

    80 yrs old and he hit them in a crosswalk..i hope charges are filed!!!!!!!!!  The state of Maine needs to set up the game here and get with the program.  Just like the article about speeding tickets are down, come on State start issuing tickets for crimes so crazy things will stop happening!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous

       Since the state upped the speed limit to 75 north of Old Town the “new” speed limit seems to be 85 plus.

  • Anonymous

    “Mason was not hurt in the crash” I hope not a car versus pedestrians.

  • Anonymous

    Typical.  Blame the pedestrian. 

    Walking is not a crime.  In fact, when prudently crossing a crosswalk, the pedestrian is legally protected from blame.  Over 30,000 people annually are killed by automobiles.  Is it time to change our thinking?

  • Lewis Tracy

    How do we know she wasn’t halfway across the street street when she was hit? The article doesn’t say where in the street she was and anyone with an ounce of common sense slows down at cross walks. 

  • kam

    take her child away? what would be your opinion had this been you and your child? as far as i can see she was not in the wrong. she was within the crosswalk, last i checked it is the law to stop for pedestrian’s in a crosswalk. she technically had the right of way. who’s to say she didnt look before crossing?

  • Anonymous

    It is hard to cross the road down there in general. For example, the center of Scarborough has over 4 lanes of traffic traveling at least 35mph. There is not enough time to cross the road between lights. In Saco, the speed is no slower through the automobile dealership mile and the same 4 lanes of traffic. In spots between those places it’s 40mph. I could not imagine being 80 years old and trying to walk around town, or a mother of a young child. Cities and towns are not designed for pedestrians. One has to run and play Frogger to be a pedestrian down there.

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