Woman charged after man run over in Manayunk

September 3, 2010 10:19:52 AM PDT
A woman has been charged with DUI after an accident on Thursday in Manayunk that left a man in extremely critical condition.

Police say the woman, whose name has not yet been released, was behind the wheel of a car around 4:15 a.m. while a man, who police describe as a friend, tried to push the vehicle up Levering Street.

The car rolled backward and ran the man over.

He was rushed to Einstein Hospital with crushing chest injuries.

The woman behind the wheel was also charged with aggravated assault while DUI and recklessly endangering another person.