A female pedestrian was hit by a Jeep Wrangler Thursday evening when she was crossing Summer Street in the crosswalk at Oakhill Drive.
Emergency personnel responded to the crash at about 6 p.m.
The victim had a laceration to the back of her head but was conscious and alert at the scene, police said. She was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge for treatment.
The driver, who was traveling east toward Mystic Street, said that she did not see the woman crossing until it was too late. She said the woman was wearing dark clothes and headphones. Police cited the driver for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
According to a witness, the driver was traveling at about 20-25 mph at the time of the crash.