Pedestrian injured in Main St. crash

A 15-year-old Sweet Home girl was injured Tuesday, Dec. 7, after being struck by a car in the 1600 block of Main Street, the Sweet Home Police Department reported last week.

City police and fire personnel responded to the scene shortly after 5:30 p.m.

The youth, who was not identified, was taken to the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis for treatment. Her injuries were described as non-life-threatening, according to police.

The girl was walking when she was struck by a 2009 Honda Civic driven by 41-year-old Sudip Lamichhane of Lebanon. Lamicchane is cooperating with investigators.

The Linn County Major Accident Investigation Team assisted during the two-and-a-half hour incident, which remains under investigation.

Potential accident witnesses and anyone with information pertinent to the case is encouraged to contact Officer Bret Adams at the Sweet Home Police Department at (541) 367-5181.