82-year-old woman critical after being hit by Revel scooter in New York City

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An 82-year-old woman was seriously injured after being struck by a Revel scooter in Columbus Circle Tuesday morning.

Police say the victim was in the crosswalk at West 60th Street and Broadway when she was hit around 7:30 a.m.

She sustained serious head trauma and is in critical condition at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital.

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The 23-year-old driver remained at the scene and is being questioned, and charges are expected.

The crash also created traffic backups in the area.

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