Pedestrian, motorists hurt in Monrovia crash

MONROVIA – A crash involving three vehicles and a pedestrian sent three people to the hospital Wednesday, though the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, authorities said.
The crash took place about 9:35 a.m. at Huntington Drive and Magnolia Avenue, Monrovia Fire Department Capt. Christopher Donovan said
The pedestrian, a man estimated to be in his mid-40s, ended up going through the windshield of one of the vehicles, the chief said. He was taken hospitalized with head injuries.
A 41-year-old woman who was driving one of the involved vehicles was also hospitalized as a trauma patient based on the damage to her car, but was not believed to have suffered major injuries, Donovan added. A 37-year-old man driving another one of the involved vehicles was treated for apparently minor injuries.
The specific circumstances of the collision remained under investigation, however Monrovia police Lt. Michael Lee said it was initially believed that the pedestrian was crossing the street on a green light when one of the vehicles ran a red light, triggering the crash. It had not yet been determined which vehicle was at fault.
No citations or arrests had been made Wednesday as the investigation continued.

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