Bail Set At $5,000 For Driver In Marion Pedestrian Accident
A Wareham man, charged in connection with a pedestrian accident Sunday night in Marion, appears in Wareham District Court.
A Marion woman suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car while walking her two dogs on County Road, near the Wareham town line.
40 year old Paula McDarvey was treated at the scene, taken to Tobey Hospital then med-flighted to Rhode Island Hospital. The Plymouth County D-A's office says the woman suffered several fractures and lost a foot. She is listed in serious condition.
One of the dogs she was walking was killed while the other was taken by Animal Control to a local vet for treatment.
The vehicle that struck the woman left the scene but Marion Police say they recieved information about a possible suspect vehicle, tracked it down and arrested its driver, 22 year old David Pajunen of Wareham.
Pajunen was in Wareham District Court Monday, facing charges of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident causing injury as well as a marked lane violation. He was ordered held on $5,000 bail.
State Police are investigating.