Woman struck by pickup truck in Watertown crosswalk

Woman struck by pickup truck in Watertown crosswalk
A 75 year old woman was struck by a pickup truck while crossing a busy street in downtown Watertown Wednesday. (Source: WWNY)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A 75 year old woman was struck by a pickup truck while crossing a busy street in downtown Watertown Wednesday.

It happened shortly before 4 p.m. in the crosswalk at Arsenal and Arcade streets near Public Square.

Police said the woman was in the crosswalk when she was struck by a pickup and fell to the ground.

She suffered abrasions, police said, and a 7 News crew could see first responders focusing on her leg.

The woman was taken to Samaritan Medical Center. Police said she was in stable condition.

A witness said it happened so quickly - and it rattled her so much - she needed to find a place to sit down.

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