Man struck by car in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Grand Island man was struck by a vehicle Tuesday after walking in front of incoming traffic on Bedell Road in front of the Country Glen Apartments, the Grand Island Fire Company said in a statement on Thursday.

According to the fire company, Robret Shoemaker, 32, of Grand Island was found lying face down in a road side ditch after being struck by a car. He was treated by a GIFC EMS crew for upper and lower bodily injuries, then stabilized and transported to the ECMC trauma unit for followup medical attention.

The driver of the vehicle involved, a 54-year-old Grand Island woman, was uninjured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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