Police say driver was distracted, hit pedestrian

September 22, 2010 3:59:18 PM PDT
A distracted driver is accused of striking a pedestrian in the western suburbs.

Mary Vivanco of Berwyn is charged with aggravated reckless driving.

Police say she was talking on a cell phone when she ran a red light Monday evening in Riverside, hit the side of another car, and then drove into a crosswalk where she hit a 52-year old man from Berwyn.

He was seriously injured.