- Associated Press - Friday, July 10, 2015

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Police say a 78-year-old woman in Rhode Island is in critical condition after being hit by a car and thrown through a store window.

It happened on Thursday morning in South Kingstown. Police say the woman, who has not been identified, was walking on the sidewalk in front of a store when she was hit by a car that was pulling into a parking spot.

The woman was pushed through the store’s front glass window and sustained severe leg injuries.

Police say she was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital Trauma Center, where she remains in critical condition.

Police say no criminal charges have been filed.

The store closed on Thursday afternoon due to minor structural damage from the crash.

The South Kingstown Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident.


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