Guam - The Guam Police Department's Highway Patrol Division is investigating an auto pedestrian incident that occurred just after 3:30 this afternoon in front of the Chamorro Village. According to Guam Police Department spokesperson Officer AJ Balajadia the driver of a Nissan 240SX coming from Bishop Flores Street crossed over north and south bound lanes entering into the Chamorro Village striking a pedestrian.
The male pedestrian described as Filipino, 48-years-old from the village of Dededo was transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital. The male driver described as in his 50's was transported to Naval Hospital. According to Guam Fire Department Spokesperson Captain Andy Arceo CPR was being performed en route on the driver.
Meanwhile, Department of Chamorro Affairs President Joseph Cameron says as a result of the crash and traffic delays, the Wednesday Night Market has been called off for tonight. Guam Police is also advising motorists to drive with caution through the area as officers are on site investigating the crash.
Both north and southbound lanes of Rt. 1, from Rt.4 to Aspinall, blocked. No word yet on the condition of the driver or pedestrian.