Elderly woman critically injured by car backing out of a driveway

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say an elderly woman was critically injured after a car backed over her in an east Louisville driveway.

Officers from LMPD's 8th Division responded to the 2300 block of Branning Road near Seminary Drive and Brownsboro Road on Monday just before 2 p.m.

Authorities say the officers found a woman in her 80s pinned under a vehicle.  The car apparently backed over the woman. 

She was taken to University Hospital for treatment of critical injuries, according to police.

LMPD says the Major Crimes Unit is handling the investigation, which is standard procedure.

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