Pedestrian struck trying to cross Coastal Highway

October 8, 2012 11:19:48 AM PDT
Delaware State Police say a pedestrian was critically injured when she was hit trying to cross Coastal Highway in Rehoboth.

It happened about 5:35 p.m. Sunday.

Troopers say 73-year-old Bernice Wastler of Rehoboth Beach was driving north on the highway when 34-year-old Kelley R. Oram of Rehoboth Beach was trying to walk across the highway.

Police say Oram is in critical condition at a local hospital. Wastler was taken to another hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident is under investigation.