Two senior citizens involved in pedestrian vs. car accident

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two elderly women were involved in an accident that happened Tuesday evening around 9:30pm.

Police tell us the victim, an 81-year-old lady, was struck while crossing Sheridan Drive at Delaware Avenue.  She was rushed to ECMC with serious injuries. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The driver, an 83-year-old woman, was traveling eastbound on Sheridan when the accident happened and she stopped after hitting the other woman.

Police tell us the victim was using a walker and lived in nearby Oakwood Senior Living Facility. They haven’t released her name.

At this time, no charges have been filed.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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