A Saint Joseph’s University student is fighting for her life after she was struck by a DUI driver in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia early Wednesday evening.
The 20-year-old woman was walking eastbound on Lapsley Lane and crossing the 5600 block of City Avenue around 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by a black 2016 Mitsubishi.
The woman was taken to Lankenau Medical Center and is currently in critical condition.
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The 42-year-old driver of the striking vehicle stayed at the scene. Police say he was taken into custody for DUI and charges against him are pending.