Moped Driver Critical After Being Hit by Car

Created: 05/09/2014 10:40 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- A Rochester woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car while driving a moped through town.

The accident happened Thursday before 2:00 in the afternoon. The moped, driven by Amy Armstrong, 50, was traveling west on 6th Street SW when it was struck by a Cadillac driven by Frances Bunderson-Gray, 86. Police say the car was heading north on 6th Ave SW when the driver, Bunderson-Gray, failed to yield to the right away.

Police say Armstrong was not wearing a helmet at the time. She's in critical condition with head injuries and a fractured leg. Police say they also smelt alcohol on Armstrong's breath at the scene.

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