On Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the west bound lanes of Route 30 in front of the Highgate Apartments for a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident involving Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian.
Mayor Guardian was traveling in a westbound lane of Route 30 in his city issued vehicle.
A 7 year-old juvenile female ran from the sidewalk, entered the roadway, and struck the passenger rear door of the vehicle.
The juvenile was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, with minor injuries. Mayor Guardian was not injured in the accident.
The accident was investigated by Officer Eric Wessler of the Accident Investigations Section. Mayor Guardian was not issued a motor vehicle summons due to the accident being unavoidable.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Accident Investigations Section at 609-347-5744.
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