FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — An elderly man is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a car in Fall River.
Police arrived on Pitman Street at about 11:15 a.m. to find the 84-year-old man pinned beneath a parked vehicle.
The initial investigation indicates a family member of the victim was backing a vehicle out of the driveway when it struck the man and a vehicle parked on Pitman Street. As a result of the crash, police said the victim became pinned under the parked vehicle.
Emergency crews freed the man and transported him to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.
A vehicle with damage to the driver’s side was seen being towed away from the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.