Police: Woman seriously hurt when hit by minivan

Posted: 4:30 AM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 11:58 AM EDT Aug 28, 2013

An elderly woman was seriously hurt when she was hit while crossing an Allentown street late Tuesday night, police said.

It happened around 9:15 p.m. on South Jefferson Street.

Police said the 72-year-old woman was crossing from the east side of the street to the west when she was hit by a minivan.

She was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Her name has not been released.

An accident reconstruction team was on scene late Tuesday night.

No charges have been filed as of Wednesday.