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Police: Elderly woman run over twice on Walmart parking lot

Published On: Feb 13 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 15 2012 01:31:47 PM EST

An 89-year-old woman was hurt in a bizarre crash Tuesday afternoon, police said.


An 89-year-old woman suffered serious injuries in a bizarre crash on a Walmart parking lot, police said.

The woman, identified as Elizabeth Shide, was run over twice by a pickup truck, once by the front wheels and again by the rear wheels, police said.

The accident happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday on the parking lot of Walmart on the Allentown Pike in Muhlenberg Twp., Berks Co.


Shide suffered serious leg injuries, police said. She was rushed to Reading Hospital, where she was last listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit, a spokesperson said.

Police on Wednesday told 69 News their investigation of the accident was continuing.