Woman hit by car in shopping mall parking lot seriously injured

VIENNA, Virginia – A woman was seriously injured after being hit by the driver of a car in a shopping mall parking lot on Wednesday afternoon.

The Fairfax County Police Department said in a tweet that the accident happened at Pike 7 Plaza on Leesburg Pike in Vienna around 2:36 p.m. The woman hit by the car was taken to a local hospital with medical personnel. injuries considered life-threatening.

The driver remained at the scene and no other injuries were reported.

Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit were on scene to investigate the incident. The victim remains hospitalized. Authorities have not identified the woman.

Fairfax County police said the investigation is ongoing and did not provide further details.

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