Guilderland police investigating vehicle vs. pedestrian crash

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UPDATE: On Wednesday, around 6:43 a.m., the Guilderland Police Department reportedly received a call about a person pinned underneath a vehicle at the intersection of Western Ave. and Windingbrook Dr.

Once on scene, police say officers found Aferdita Bardhi, 53, of Guilderland who was walking on the south side of Western Ave. crossing over Windingbrook Dr. when she was hit by a transportation van turning right onto Western Ave. from Windingbrook Dr.

Bardhi was reportedly extricated from underneath the van by the Guilderland Fire Department and was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries, but is now said to be in stable condition.

The area of Western Ave. and Windingbrook Dr. has since been reopened to all traffic, according to police, and the crash is currently under investigation.

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Guilderland Police Department said to avoid the area of Western Ave. and Windingbrook Dr. across from Guilderland Elementary School because of a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident.

The Eastbound lane is closed and the Westbound lane is open, seek alternate routes.

Guilderland police said that the area will be closed off for several hours.

It is unknown how severe the crash or injuries are.

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