Driver hits woman with car; victim hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries

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MADISON, Wis. — A 75-year-old woman was hospitalized Monday after a driver hit her with a car on Madison’s east side.

Madison police said the woman was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Wirth Court when the driver hit her. Authorities said the crash happened shortly before 2:45 p.m.

The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police said the driver, a 39-year-old Madison woman, was arrested on tentative charges of operating after suspension resulting in great bodily harm and bail jumping.

MPD’s investigation was still ongoing as of late Tuesday morning.

News 3 Now is not naming the driver at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. She is currently being held in the Dane County Jail.