Woman Seriously Injured After Car Pins Her Against Building

A pedestrian was seriously injured when she was struck by a car and pinned against a building in the Bronx Saturday, authorities said.

Police charged the driver, 68-year-old Peter Nsoanya, of the Bronx, with driving while intoxicated, vehicular assault and driving while ability is impaired.

Nsoanya was driving on East Tremont Avenue when he lost control, jumped the curb and struck a 41-year-old woman at around 8:30 a.m., investigators said.

Based on video from the scene, the car appears to have also damaged a market with outdoor produce displays, some of which, according to a witness, also toppled onto the woman while she was pinned against the building.

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital where she remains in critical condition, police said. A 61-year-old man also suffered minor injuries in the crash.

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