Elderly Woman Injured After Being Hit By Vehicle In New Windsor

Victim flown to trauma center in Baltimore

New Windsor, Md. (DG) – An 80-year-old woman was seriously injured Saturday evening after being hit by a vehicle in New Windsor.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at Route 31 and Wakefield Valley Road shortly after 6 PM.

Their investigation revealed a woman was driving a Toyota eastbound on Route 31 near Wakefield Valley Road when she struck the elderly woman who was standing in the roadway.

The victim was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with life threatening injuries. Her Chevy Silverado was parked at the scene on the westbound shoulder of Route 31 with its headlights on and engine running.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.