Serious Injuries After Crash at Ansonia Stop & Shop Parking Lot

Police said one woman was pinned between a vehicle and a steel column, causing her leg to be amputated below the knee.

Three people were injured when a driver lost control of a vehicle at the Stop & Shop in Ansonia Sunday.

Police said it appears the 88-year-old driver lost control of the car when she was pulling out of a parking spot at the store on Division Street, and she hit two pedestrians.

The first, a 51-year-old woman, had her leg caught against a steel column. Police said her leg was amputated below the knee. She was taken to a local hospital where she is listed in serious but stable condition.

The second pedestrian, a 60-year-old man, suffered head and face injuries. He is listed in stable condition at the hospital.

The driver was treated for minor injuries. She did not offer a physical issue, illness or mechanical issue as a cause for the crash. Her driver’s license was seized and returned to the Department of Motor Vehicles, police said.

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