90-year-old man struck near Wilmington intersection

August 2, 2013 12:11:09 PM PDT
A 90-year-old man was struck by a car while trying to cross the street near a Wilmington intersection.

It happened around 1:30 Friday afternoon near Van Buren Street and Delaware Avenue.

Authorities say the driver was backing up to make a turn into a nearby gas station when her vehicle struck the pedestrian.

The victim was knocked to the ground and suffered a laceration to the head. He was taken to Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

Police say the driver of the SUV did stop at the scene.