PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. – An elderly woman was taken to the hospital after receiving life-threatening injuries in a wreck on Monday afternoon.
Police were called to a traffic accident at 7700 State Line Road in Prairie Village, Kan., just after 1:00 p.m. on Monday. Witnesses of the incident said the woman drove through a grocery store parking lot, hit another vehicle, and then struck a tree.
The woman, who officers said was born almost 90 years ago in 1924, was later pulled from the wreckage and taken to an area hospital with critical injuries. It took crews about 20 minutes to free the woman from the vehicle.