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Man on sidewalk injured in Glenwood Avenue wreck

Posted June 10, 2012 8:35 a.m. EDT
Updated June 11, 2012 5:26 a.m. EDT

— A car involved in a wreck on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh Saturday evening struck and injured a man standing on the sidewalk.

Police said that Shana Hoffman Barefoot, 66, of 1009 Parker St., ran a red light and struck an oncoming vehicle while turning left from Hollyridge Drive onto Glenwood Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. The second vehicle ran off the road and hit Mahmoud "Sammy" Ismail Abdelalim.

Abdelalim, 62, of Raleigh, was in critical condition in the neuro critical care unit at WakeMed.

Barefoot and a 14-year-old girl in her car were also taken to WakeMed, while the Audi driver, 18-year-old Wisam Adnan Al-Dwehji, of Raleigh, was treated at Rex Hospital.

Barefoot was charged with driving without an operator's license and failure to yield the right of way. Police said that Al-Dwehji had a steady green light to go through the intersection.