71 year old woman hospitalized after walking into traffic

Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo woman has been hospitalized with life threatening injuries after being struck by a car. 

Amarillo police say the accident occurred around ten Wednesday night in the 2800 block of Amarillo Boulevard east.

The 71-year-old woman was reportedly intoxicated and walked into the street when she was hit by an oncoming car.

She was taken by ambulance to Northwest Texas Hospital.