Woman, 65, Critical After Being Struck By Teen's Car
Police say she was walking across Oak Street at Woodward Street on Monday when the accident occurred.
A 65-year-old Rochester woman was in critical but stable condition Tuesday morning after being a struck by a car while walking across Oak Street on Monday night.
The incident happened at 5 p.m., according to Rochester Police Chief Steve Schettenhelm. The car, driven by a 16-year-old Rochester resident, was turning left from Woodward to Oak Street when the woman was hit.
The woman was transported to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Schettenhelm said.
"There is no indication that alcohol or texting-while-driving were factors in the accident," he said.
The accident remains under investigation by the Rochester Police Department and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Rochester Police Department at 248-651-9621.