Police: Victim was crossing street when struck
A Northborough woman suffered severe head injuries after she was hit by a SUV on Friday on Park Avenue, the Worcester Police said in a press release.
According to the Metro West Daily News, the 20-year-old woman, who police did not name, is in critical condition after the 7:48 p.m. accident near 221 Park Ave.
Police said the woman was crossing the street near the Price Chopper Super Market when a Mercury Mountaineer, driven by a Worcester resident, struck the woman. Police did not identify the driver.
The paper reported that police have not cited the driver, but the accident remains under investigation by the Worcester Police’s accident reconstruction team. Police said they will interview witnesses and examine the Mountaineer for any mechanical problems. They will also look at the SUV’s black box, which contains travel data.