[UPDATE 8:30 p.m.] Woman Knocked Down by Backing Vehicle in Garberville
An elderly woman was struck by a vehicle backing from a parking spot about 5 p.m. in Garberville, reports Bobby Kroeker who witnessed the aftermath. The vehicle left but the driver returned in tears saying that she had heard she had hit someone. Apparently, the driver hadn’t realized she had backed into the older woman.
The elderly woman was knocked
unconscious down and taken to the Garberville Hospital with a possibly broken leg.
UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: According to the son-in-law of the elderly woman, She wasn’t actually struck by the vehicle “just shoved over, the real damage was when she impacted the pavement.” He also said his mother-in-law is in the medical center now being checked out.
We hope she heals soon.