Pedestrian hit by car while pushing shopping cart in Bethlehem


BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Bethlehem Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car on River Road. They say someone was pushing a shopping cart in the middle of the southbound lane when they were hit by a car. It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday.

The pedestrian was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt. The pedestrian was identified by police as 79-year-old Ahmad Khan.

Khan, a Colonie resident, is getting treated for his injuries at Albany Medical Center. Police said his condition is improving. They also said they do not know why Khan was walking in the area of River Road where he was struck by the vehicle.

Police are asking for help identifying the pedestrian and their investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Bethlehem Police at (518) 439-9973.

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