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Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after vehicle runs a red light

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A woman was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle avoiding another vehicle that ran a red light Tuesday morning. A woman was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle avoiding another vehicle that ran a red light Tuesday morning.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle avoiding another vehicle that ran a red light Tuesday morning.

According to officials, a gray Volvo ran a red light at the intersection of Third and Castle Streets which caused another vehicle to swerve to try and miss it.

The second vehicle hit a pedestrian, 55-year-old Lisa Dietz of Hickory, who was in the cross walk. Dietz was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with a serious head injury.

Dietz is currently in critical condition.

Charges are pending against the driver of the gray Volvo.

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