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Pedestrian critically injured in Gallivan Boulevard crash

State Police report a woman rushing across Gallivan Boulevard at Milton Avenue to catch a bus was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m.

The woman, 18, was rushed to Boston Medical Center in critical condition, State Police say.

State Police say the driver of the Pontiac G6 stayed at the scene. Investigators have yet to determine whether criminal charges are warranted.

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because crosswalks don't illuminate you. Wear something white or reflective. Carry a flashlight or turn on your cellphone light to be seen.

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That is #notOK

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Or maybe it's not. It's still solid advice. Visibility at night can be a tough thing, and having a flashlight gives you a bit more of a commanding presence.

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Very dark out. In an area with crosswalks? SLOW DOWN AND PAY ATTENTION.

It is your responsibility as a driver to not hit people. Period.

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This person was not speeding. You have no idea what you're talking about.

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And the crosswalks there are nonexistent; I think they're badly faded by Milton St., even in broad daylight.

This is more the fault of the MBTA and City of Boston than it is the pedestrian or a driver, even if the driver was speeding or if the pedestrian didn't look both ways. Gallivan Blvd is an extremely dangerous street. There should be crosswalks near all the bus stops, and those crosswalks need a neon-yellow marker.

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I didn't see any news which indicated that the pedestrian hit was not wearing light and/or reflective clothing. What's your source?

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MassDot well aware that Gallivan (route 203) is one of the most accident prone roads inside 495 and has begun working on it. Bus stops at areas with no sidewalks, no seating, no lighting. Poorly designed and located pedestrian crossings - a very hazardous road. Day and night.

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