Elderly woman run over by her own car recovering in hospital

Published: Mar. 27, 2023 at 2:37 PM EDT
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BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - An elderly woman is recovering in the hospital on Tuesday after an accident involving her own vehicle.

According to the Chief of the Ashland Police Department, the accident happened on Montgomery Avenue on Monday afternoon around 2.

The chief reports that an elderly woman had left a business and was partially in her car when the vehicle jumped out of gear, rolling backwards.

The chief says as it rolled backward the vehicle hit uneven pavement and the woman fell out, becoming trapped by the tires.

After being evaluated at the scene by Boyd County EMS, the chief says it was determined she needed to be flown to the hospital.

Further information has not been released.

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