Please help me with tis sentence:
Passing the busy street, a car almost hit me.
I tried many suggestions, i.e: When I was passing the busy street, a car almost hit me.
Passing the busy street, I almost got hit by a car.
Unfortunately these answers are not accepted.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.