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Person seriously hurt in Union Township accident

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle.

A short time before 2 p.m., emergency crews were called to the Goodwill located in the 4000 block of Commercial Boulevard for a report of a person hit by a vehicle.

Police discovered that Carol Sikorski, 67, of Cincinnati, was pulling into the lot of the Goodwill store and mistook the gas pedal for the break pedal. Her vehicle jumped the curb and struck a shopper who was on the store's sidewalk looking at merchandise.

Esteban Gonzales, 65, of Union Township, became trapped between the building and the vehicle. He was taken to University Hospital by Aircare and is suffering from serious, life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation and police have not said if any charges will be filed.

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