Pedestrian struck Wednesday evening is stable

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at approximately 6:48 p.m. Wednesday evening on Collins Road at South Pond Street, in Toccoa, authorities reported.

Cathy Pittman, a resident of Toccoa, was struck by a vehicle when she was attempting to cross the road.

Pittman sustained several injuries, and was transported to Stephens County Hospital, where she is currently in stable condition and improving.

According to Toccoa Chief of Police Tim Jarrell, the driver of the vehicle was Shelia Lee Ann McDaniel, of Toccoa.

The accident is currently being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol, who will decide if charges will be filed against either individual.

WNEG News will provide continued coverage on this developing story.