Woman in serious condition after struck by car in SW Huntsville - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Woman in serious condition after struck by car in SW Huntsville

Huntsville police say a vehicle struck a woman crossing the road near Drake Avenue and Newson Road on Oct. 6, 2017. (Source: WAFF) Huntsville police say a vehicle struck a woman crossing the road near Drake Avenue and Newson Road on Oct. 6, 2017. (Source: WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police said a pedestrian sustained serious injuries after a vehicle struck her Friday night.

Police said a woman in her 50s was struck by a car while she was crossing the road near Drake Avenue and Newson Road. It happened shortly before 11 p.m. Police said she was shopping at the Fuel City on Drake Avenue before being hit.

The woman sustained serious injuries and was transported by HEMSI to Huntsville Hospital.

Officers said the driver stopped and called police.

Police will test the driver for drugs or alcohol to determine if the driver was impaired.

There is no word on any charges at this time.

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