Pedestrian/Auto Accident Downtown, LIVINGSTON, August 28, 2008 - At approximately 9:15 pm on August 28, 2008, a pedestrian was hit by a car in front of the Valero gas station on Highway 146 South in downtown Livingston. The accident occurred when a white 2005 Toyota Corolla, driven by Abigail Brown, 23, of Dayton (who was driving within the speed limit) and her passenger Michael T. Farquhar were south-bound on 146 in front of Valero. According to Farquhar, they were driving and all the sudden the man (whose name is being withheld at this time), was just suddenly "there". According to Livingston Police, the man was actually crossing the street attempting to go to Valero from the opposite side of the road. Brown's vehicle struck the pedestrian on the passenger's front side of the car. The impact of the collision knocked the pedestrian into the windshield, shattering the windshield, and then the victim dropped to the road. Brown pulled the vehicle around into the parking lot of Valero and shut off the engine. Abigail Brown was visibly shaken up and in tears from the incident. Livingston Police Sergeant Scott Paske, and officers Jason Thomas and Rob Atkins were dispatched to the scene. A fire engine from Livingston Volunteer Fire Department was also at the scene. An ambulance from Americare Ambulance Service arrived and was treating the victim who laid motionless in the road. A short time later, Lieutenant Matt Parrish from the Livingston Police Department arrived to help in the investigation. All traffic on 146 was blocked as the accident was being investigated and cleared. Onlookers from nearby houses, and Valero stood at a distance in silence near grim scene. The victim was loaded onto the Ambulance and driven to Livingston Memorial Hospital. The scene was cleared and traffic fully flowing just before 10 pm. At time of press, the status of the victim is not known.