Senior Woman Struck by Car in Newark’s Central Ward

A senior woman crossing an intersection in Newark’s Central Ward was struck by a car this afternoon.

According to police, the victims who is in her mid 70’s, suffered serious injuries after a vehicle struck her on Martin Luther King Boulevard and West Kinney Street around 6:07 p.m.

A patrol car passing through the area was flagged down by witnesses who pointed officers in the direction of the woman who was lying on the ground semi-conscious.

It is not clear if the driver of the car remained at the scene.