NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man was injured when he was struck by a car at the intersection of Trinity Street, Water Street and Mill Street on Monday, September 11 around 3:30 p.m. police report.

When they arrived on the scene, the Newton Police Department found Donovan Daniels 25, had been hit by another Newton resident Elisha Johnson.  The 30-year-old was driving a 2005 Honda Civic, turning from Water Street onto Mill Street and did not see Daniels in the crosswalk, police report.

Subsequent investigation showed that Daniels had the ‘Walk’ signal and was crossing Mill Street in a northbound direction at the time of the incident, according to police. 

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Daniels complained of pain to his right leg and was transported to the Newton Medical Center by Lakeland Emergency Squad, according to police.

Johnson was uninjured and according to the police, was issued a summons for careless driving and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Investigating Newton Police Department Officers were Ptl. Kenneth Teets, Ptl. Jared Zappa, nd Sgt. Michael Monaco.