WAKEFIELD — Police said a 52-year-old woman from Wakefield was taken to Lahey Clinic in Burlington Sunday after being struck by an 88-year-old man from Lynnfield operating a 2008 Chevrolet Impala.

The victim was inside a crosswalk at the intersection of Main and Salem streets at 5:45 p.m. yesterday when she was hit.

Patrol Officer Andrew Dorney said the driver was traveling at a low rate of speed when the accident happened. He was later cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian.


A collision on Audubon Road over the weekend resulted in a woman from Lynnfield being issued a summons for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. She was also cited for changing lanes in an unsafe manner, said police.

The drivers involved in the accident were both headed north on Audubon Road when one driver operating a 2005 Honda Civic turned into the Sheraton Colonial Hotel’s parking lot and failed to yield to the driver of a 2003 Toyota Corolla.

The driver who was cited was operating her vehicle with a learner’s permit, said police. There were no injuries.

The incident was logged on Friday at about 4:45 p.m.


An Albion Street resident went to the Police Station on Friday just before 6:30 p.m. to report that two fraudulent transactions for $900 were made on her Western Union account.

The matter has been given to detectives for investigation.


In other police business over the weekend, beginning Friday:

• A Main Street resident complained that a vehicle was blocking his driveway. The matter was resolved and logged at about 11:30 a.m.

• A Summer Street resident reported fraud at about noon after discovering that someone had used his Social Security number to open an account with Verizon. Police said there was no loss of money.

• A citizen reported that two people were arguing on Grafton Street at about 11 p.m. Police gave the people their 209a rights.


On Saturday:

• Police got a complaint about liquor bottles being thrown onto a Main Street rooftop at about 5 p.m.

• A collision on Elm Street was reported at 6:25 p.m. The Fire Department and Action Ambulance also responded.

• A driver went into a guardrail on Rte. 128 at Exit 40 just after 7:30 p.m. State Police responded to the scene along with the Fire Department and Action Ambulance.


On Sunday:

• The MBTA railway gates were reported as stuck in the down position just after midnight. MBTA officials were notified.

• A Partridge Lane resident reported that her mailbox and post were destroyed sometime during the night. The incident was reported at 1:05 p.m. No action was taken.

• Possible gunfire reported at 6:45 p.m. turned out to be fireworks at the intersection of Greenwood and Linden streets.


The Fire Department responded to 30 calls over the weekend, 16 for medical aid.

On Friday, firefighters went to 4 Bennett St. at 10:30 a.m. for a fire alarm set off by workers, 820 Main St. at 2:15 p.m. for a house lockout and 27 Walton Ln. at 3 p.m. for a carbon monoxide detector malfunction.

On Saturday, a crew went to 4 Park Ave. at 2:30 p.m. for a fire alarm system malfunction, the intersection of Albion Street and West Park Drive at 12:30 p.m. for a false alarm and 11 Bartley St. at 7 p.m. for a fire alarm system malfunction.

On Sunday, firefighters went to Rte. 128 where a two-car collision occurred between Exits 39 and 40. One person was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries. A crew also went to the Steele House, Nason Drive, Melrose at 2 p.m. for mutual aid. While there, Wakefield firefighters reset the fire alarm panel inside the building.

A crew also went to 111 Water St. at 5 p.m. for a water problem traced to a roof leak, 410 Salem St. at 2:30 p.m. for a carbon monoxide detector malfunction, 18 Edwards Ave. at 3:30 p.m. for a carbon monoxide detector malfunction and 18 Woodbury Rd. at 7 p.m. for a problem with a heating system.