Woman's leg amputated after car pins her to bank
81-year-old driver fails to stop while parking, police say
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A woman had to have one of her legs amputated after a car hit her and her adult son outside a Florida bank.
The Palm Beach Post reported that the crash occurred Monday afternoon.
Boynton Beach police said the 60-year-old woman and her 30-year-old son were standing in front of the ATM outside a Bank of America branch when a sedan hopped a parking barrier and hit them. The crash pinned mother and son to the building.
Rescue crews took both victims to a nearby hospital, where doctors determined the woman would have to lose a leg.
Police said the 81-year-old woman driving the car had been pulling into a parking space but failed to stop. No citation was immediately issued.
The crash remains under investigation.
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