Pedestrian Run Over in Walmart Parking Lot, Second Incident this Week
SPRING HILL – For the second time this week, a pedestrian suffered injuries after being struck by a vehicle in a shopping plaza parking lot.
Fire Rescue responded to the Walmart Supercenter on Cortez Blvd around 2:30 p.m. today, after reports that a woman had been struck by a vehicle.
Witnesses say that an elderly woman was stuck under the vehicle and that bystanders were attempting to free her. Upon arrival, paramedics determined that the woman was not seriously injured and that only her legs had been run over by the vehicle.
The injured woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries, according to sources.
A Weeki Wachee woman lost her life earlier this week, after a similar accident occurred in front of the Winn Dixie grocery store on Commercial Way.
67-year-old Maria Pavao died Tuesday, after an elderly woman ran over her in the cross walk of the shopping plaza. Witnesses say, several people lifted the car off Pavao but despite efforts to save the victim, Pavao later died at a local trauma center. (CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY)
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