Mother Hit by Car While Walking with Kids on Halloween

Posted at 5:11 AM, Nov 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-01 05:11:21-04

kzoopolicestockKALAMAZOO, Mich. — A woman is in critical condition after she was hit by a car while walking with her two children late Thursday night.  Police say they may have been trick-or-treating.

The accident happened when the woman was crossing S. Westnedge near Parkwood with her five-year-old and her one-year-old.  A vehicle struck her as she was in the road.  The kids were not hurt, but the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.  Police found a bucket of candy at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.