Woman hit by vehicle in New Bern in serious condition

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - A woman hit by a vehicle in New Bern Monday afternoon is in serious condition, officials said.

According to the New Bern Police Department, 64-year-old Marsha Warren, of New Bern, was with her husband when they began crossing South Front Street at about 2:42 p.m. Monday. They had the right of way.

But a vehicle turning left onto Middle Street then hit the couple, police told NewsChannel 12. Warren's head hit the ground.

Warren was alert and talking after the crash, but was taken to Vidant Medical Center, said police. Hospital officials said Monday night that Warren was in serious condition.

Her husband suffered injuries to his arm, investigators said.

Police said the driver of the car that hit the couple, 76-year-old Catherine Rodgers, of New Bern, is cited with unsafe movement. More charges are possible depending on the injuries of the victims.


A vehicle hit a pedestrian in New Bern Monday afternoon, sending the victim to a hospital.

It happened at the intersection of South Front Street and Middle Street.

Police on scene told NewsChannel 12 a Volvo hit a woman, and she had to be taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. There is no word on her identity or her condition.

The Volvo has been moved out of the roadway. It's unclear what led up to the crash or whether charges will be filed.

NewsChannel 12 is working to get more information.

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