79 year old woman expected to survive
CHICOPEE – A 79 year old Chicopee woman is expected to survive after suffering serious injuries when she was hit by a pickup truck Wednesday night in the city’s Aldenville section.
Chicopee Police Captain Lonny Dakin told 22News the woman was in a crosswalk at the intersection of McKinstry Avenue and Arcade Street a when she was struck about 6:50 Wednesday night.
Captain Dakin did not know the woman’s identity, but described her injuries as “serious.” He said she had suffered a head injury but was expected to survive.
When the 22News cameras were there, a heavy duty Ford F-250 pickup truck was being hoisted onto a ramp truck. There was no visible damage to the truck.
A stretch of McKinstry was closed for about an hour. No charges have been filed against the driver so far.
Police re-opened McKinstry Ave. just before 9:00 pm.