UPDATE (9:15 P.M., Thursday, Aug. 2) - A New City woman is being issued a traffic ticket for failure to yield to a pedestrian as a result of Tuesday's accident in which a 74-year-old Upper Nyack woman was struck and injured on South Broadway in Nyack. Click here to see the latest info on this story.
Police still do not know who was at fault—the motorist or the pedestrian—when a woman was Tuesday afternoon.
What authorities do know is that the victim, a 74-year-old from Upper Nyack, was left with serious injuries after the accident.
"She was thrown several feet, striking her head on the pavement when she landed," said Robert Ruggiero, a sergeant with . "She had some fairly serious lacerations to the head, and some broken bones."
Ruggiero added the woman remains in an area hospital's Intensive Care Unit, but is "expected to make a full recovery."
"Her injuries are not life-threatening," he added.
Ruggiero said the woman was in the South Broadway crosswalk at the Burd Street intersection at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday when she was struck by a white 2009 Honda Pilot being driven by a 42-year-old woman from New City.
"We don't yet have findings for who is at fault," Ruggiero said. Police were slated to take measurements Wendesday afternoon, but could not due to the weather.
"The accident report should be ready in a couple of days," Ruggiero said.
Orangetown Police noted most accidents involving pedestrians in downtown Nyack are minor.