No Charges in Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian and Bus

No Charges in Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian and Bus

On October 8th Alice Woodson was fatally struck by an eastbound GRTC Pulse bus. Investigators have determined that the driver was not at fault.

From RPD:

Investigators with the Richmond Police Department’s Traffic Crash Team have completed their investigation into last month’s fatal collision that occurred when a woman was struck by a GRTC bus and succumbed to her injuries.

After a full investigation from the Crash Team and after consultation with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, no charges will be filed in this incident.

At approximately 5:01 p.m., on Tuesday, October 8, Alice E. Woodson, 32, of the 1600 block of Monument Avenue, was crossing in the 1300 block of West Broad Street from south to north when she walked into the bus-only lane and was struck by an eastbound GRTC Pulse bus. Investigators determined the bus had the right-of-way and the driver was not at fault.

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