Area police news
Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by car
NORTHAMPTON — A man was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield after being struck by a vehicle in the intersection of North and Linden streets Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The accident occurred about 1:35 p.m. according to police, and is still under investigation.
The name of the victim was not available from police Tuesday afternoon, nor was information about the type or severity of his injuries.
— BOB DUNN
9 violators towed during emergency parking ban
NORTHAMPTON — Police reported 20 violations Tuesday of the snow emergency parking ban in effect for downtown streets, nine of which resulted in vehicles being towed.
For the duration of a snow emergency, parking is prohibited on all city streets and in city parking lots between midnight and 6 a.m. except for Main Street, where parking is prohibited from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. The Armory Street parking lot is open for overnight use during snow emergencies except 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. to allow for plowing. Information about snow emergencies is available by calling 586-6969.
∎ Keith Brodeur, 56, who gave his address as the streets of Northampton, was arrested Monday at 4:04 p.m. on the bike path at Maple Street on a Brighton District Court warrant related to a charge of failure to attend jury duty.