SAUGUS, MASS. (WHDH) – An elderly East Boston resident was hospitalized with serious injuries after she was struck by a car while walking in Saugus Monday night.
Officers responding to reports of a pedestrian accident on Sweetwater Road just after 7:10 p.m. found the 70-year-old woman pinned underneath a Chevy pick-up truck, according to a release issued by the department.
The victim was alert when first responders arrived to take her to a local hospital. While her injuries are serious, they are not considered to be life-threatening.
The driver of the pickup, a 59-year-old Saugus man, was not hurt.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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