Woman hit by van while crossing street in Moreno Valley
Woman hospitalized in critical condition
A woman who was struck by a van as she pushed a shopping cart across a street in Moreno Valley was hospitalized in critical condition today.
The woman was crossing across Hemlock Avenue near Obispo Drive just before 8 p.m. Monday when she was struck by a westbound van driven by a 42-year- old man, said Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. James Bengston.
"The elderly female sustained major injuries and was transported to the Riverside County Regional Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition," he said.
The driver of the van was not injured.
Hemlock was closed between Indian Street and Obispo Drive during the crash investigation, Bengston said.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash was asked to call traffic investigators at (951) 486-6900 or (951) 776-1099.
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