20 citations issued at Athens crosswalk

The Athens-Clarke County police Traffic Enforcement Unit on Thursday issued several citations while monitoring a pedestrian crosswalk in front of Clarke Central High School.

According to a police report, officers issued 23 violations to motorists at the South Milledge Avenue near Waddell Street, including 19 citations for failure to yield to pedestrians.

The other citations were for seat belt, vehicle equipment, driver’s license and vehicle registration violations, according to the report.