70-year-old woman hit by vehicle

August 25, 2009 4:55:33 AM PDT
A 70-year old woman was injured after being struck by a vehicle in Northeast Philadelphia. She was struck shortly before 9:00 p.m. Monday at Byberry Road and Philmont Avenue.

The woman suffered injuries to her lower extremities and was rushed to Aria Hospital's Torresdale division. She was deemed a trauma alert while en route but reportedly had stable vital signs.

Philadelphia accident investigators say the driver of the striking car remained at the scene.