UPDATE: Pedestrian Suffers Knee Injury After Being Struck by Duck Boat on Beacon Hill

The accident occurred at Cambridge and Bowdoin Square.

UPDATE: Police say the pedestrian, a man in his 60s, suffered a knee injury and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment. The driver of the duck boat said the man had attempted to quickly cross the street in front of the vehicle. The driver was not cited. 

Original report:

A pedestrian was struck by a Boston Duck Tours vehicle, according to several Twitter reports.

The city of Boston confirmed the accident occurredon its Notify Boston Twitter account. The 2 p.m. incident shut down Cambridge Street between New Chardon and Staniford streets. 

Several Twitter users identified the vehicle involved as a duck boat. WHDH's Tiarra Norcross shared a photo of the scene

There is no official word on the pedestrian's condition at this time.


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