LAUREL, Md. - A woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while she was crossing the street in Laurel Saturday night, police say.
Robin Lynn Uphold, 41, was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of Route 198 West and Whiskey Bottom Road In Laurel at around 11:30 p.m. when she was hit.
Witnesses told police the driver of a 2003 Infiniti, later identified as 30-year-old Joi Elizabeth Thompson, ran the red light and hit Uphold.
Uphold was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious, life threatening injuries.
Investigators do not believe speed or alcohol were contributing factors in the crash.
Driver error was ruled a contributing factor and police say charged are pending against Thompson.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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