67-year-old pedestrian hit by car, hospitalized in Springfield Twp

67-year-old pedestrian hit by car, hospitalized in Springfield Twp
A death investigation is underway in Chesterfield after a person was found dead in a car. (Source: File photo)

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio (FOX19) - A 67-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and injured in Springfield Township early Monday, according to Hamilton County dispatchers.

According to the crash report, the driver was traveling south on Daly Road.

The pedestrian was walking north in the southbound lane of travel next to the curb.

The report says the driver sideswiped the pedestrian, causing her to fall.

She was taken to Mercy West Hospital with a back injury shortly after the accident was reported about 6:15 a.m., they said.

The crash report also notes that the pedestrian was in dark clothing and was not using the sidewalk when available per Ohio Revised Code.

The striking vehicle stopped, and the driver spoke with officers, according to dispatchers.

Police cleared the scene by 7:20 a.m.

The incident remains under investigation.

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