"Hit her head on the concrete:" Elderly woman seriously injured in accident near Brady and Farwell

MILWAUKEE -- An elderly woman was hurt following an accident that took place near Brady and Farwell on Milwaukee's east side.

It happened Thursday, February 16th around 3:45 p.m.

Police said an 87-year-old woman was seriously hurt when she fell as she was crossing the street mid-block.

Based on video officials received from one of the area residents, police believe it was the woman's fault she was hit. They say it looks like she walked directly into the path of the car backing out.

The driver of the parking vehicle, a 35-year-old man from Milwaukee remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators. Police say he stayed and "held the woman" until the paramedics arrived. He will not be cited.

"Unfortunately when you're 87 and you fall, she suffered some serious injuries. She hit her head on the concrete," said Stephen Basting, Milwaukee Police Department.


The investigation into this incident continues.

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