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NYC Woman Hit by Armored Truck in Critical Condition

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An elderly woman suffered severed head and leg injuries after she was hit by an armored truck in New York City on Dec. 7, the New York Post reported. The 85-year-old woman was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital and is in critical condition. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and was uninjured.

The accident occurred at 3 p.m. near the intersection of Broadway and West 61st Street, just north of Columbus Circle. The woman was walking near the intersection when she was struck by the vehicle. A witness who talked to the Post described a loud bang when the woman was hit and mentioned that the driver “backed up and ran over her leg again” after the initial accident. The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is looking into the cause of the incident.

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