Medina Pedestrian Hit By Car, Life Flighted To Akron Hospital

Medina, OH - The Medina Post of the Highway Patrol is currently investigating a car versus pedestrian that occurred on SR 42 in Medina Township around 2:37am. Saturday morning.

A 2002 Dodge Intrepid, driven by Jason E. Sterrett, age 26 of Brunswick, was driving northbound on SR 42 near Fenn Road when he struck a pedestrian in the middle of the roadway.

The pedestrian was identified as 23-year-old Anthony J. Gualtiere of Medina.

Gualtiere was taken to Medina General and later transported by life flight to Akron City Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Sterrett, the driver, was not treated for injuries.

Alcohol is believed to have played a factor in the crash.

This crash remains under investigation.