Crossing signal

Pekin HS student struck at HAWK crossing

Apr 29, 2014
Pekin Police Department

A 15 year old Pekin high school student was struck by a car this afternoon (Tuesday) while crossing Parkway Drive. Pekin Police reportedly responded to the call at Parkway and Stadium Drives at about 2:50p.m..  The female student was walking east across Parkway with the so called HAWK signal lights activated red. An elderly driver reportedly disobeyed the solid red light, and struck the girl as she crossed. The student was transported to OSF Hospital in Peoria with head injuries. The driver of the vehicle was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.