MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 49-year-old woman suffered significant injuries Wednesday when she was struck by a utility vehicle while inside a tent outside of Arlington Hills Community Center in St. Paul.
Police say it happened at about 2:15 on the 1200 block of Payne Avenue. A city parks and recreation employee was tasked with removing the tent, but didn’t check inside before trying to move it with a vehicle equipped with a front bucket.READ MORE: Restaurant Owners, Managers & Customers Adapt To First Day Of Vaccine Mandate
At some point he noticed someone was inside the tent, stopped the vehicle and looked inside – discovering the injured woman.READ MORE: Twin Cities Gets Trampoline Zone To Help Action Sports Athletes Hone Their Skills
St. Paul Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene, and took the victim to Regions Hospital. She is listed in stable condition Thursday.MORE NEWS: COVID Levels Dropping In St. Paul Wastewater: 'It's Promising'
Police are investigating.