LAWRENCE (CBS) – A woman was seriously injured after she was hit by a Lawrence Housing Authority van Thursday morning.
The Housing Authority employee was driving to work around 9:30 a.m. when he hit a 57-year-old woman in the area of Essex and Appleton Streets. The woman was taken by MedFlight to a Boston hospital with “very serious” injuries.READ MORE: 2 Children Removed From Water After Dive Team Called To Search Brockton Park
It is not known if the woman was in the crosswalk.READ MORE: Rally-Goers March In Copley Square, Calling For Peace In The Middle East
Efrain Rolon, executive director of Lawrence Housing Authority, said the longtime employee was “distraught and concerned” for the woman. Rolon said the employee has a “wonderful record” with no prior incidents.MORE NEWS: Needham Students Get COVID Shot At Student Vaccination Clinics
Police are investigating the crash. Rolon said there are no charges against the employee at this point.