It was reported that an elderly female pedestrian is in critical condition after she was struck by a pickup truck on Central Avenue while she was walking her dog.
Report says the 81-year-old woman was walking alongside her dog on the sidewalk of Central Avenue when she was struck by a truck. Eyewitnesses said, the woman was walking with the help of a cane as she was hit by a Ford pickup truck that swerved onto the sidewalk.
Authorities did not give an official statement why the vehicle lost control and hit the elderly woman. Report says the incident is still under investigation as they look into the actual cause of the crash.
EMS arrived to the scene of the accident soon after it happened to administer on-site first aid to the injured woman. Emergency crews reported that she was transferred to the hospital by first responders immediately after she was stabilized. It was also reported that her dog was not hurt in the accident.
The woman’s identity has not been released to the public. It was not reported if any charges will be filed against the truck driver in the future.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “This accident can present a very devastating experience for the family of the elderly woman struck on Central Avenue. We really hope that the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that she has a speedy recovery. It is also important for those involved in pedestrian accident to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”
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