Non-fatal car versus pedestrian accident halts traffic on Mount Rushmore Road

Police LightsRAPID CITY, S.D. — Traffic was tied up Saturday evening on Mount Rushmore Road following a non-fatal car versus pedestrian accident.

The accident occurred near Flormann Street in Rapid City and happened just before 6:30 p.m. Witnesses told the Rapid City Police Department that an adult male was jaywalking when he was struck by a vehicle traveling south.

The male suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. Police say alcohol does appear to have affected the pedestrian’s decision making.

The driver was not injured and charges are pending against the pedestrian. There are no charges pending against the driver.

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