88-year-old woman loses license after hitting two people at Ansonia Stop & Shop, police say

New Haven

ANSONIA, Conn. (WTNH) — An 88-year-old woman is without a drivers license after police said she hit two people at an Ansonia grocery store Sunday afternoon.

Police said Aurelia Caprio, of Shelton, was driving near the south entrance of the Stop & Shop on Division Street when she lost control and struck two pedestrians.

Officers confirmed a 51-year-old woman had to have her leg amputated below the knee after being caught between the vehicle and a steel column.

As of Monday evening, she remains in the hospital under serious but stable condition.

The second pedestrian, a 60-year-old man, sustained head and facial injuries. He is in the hospital under stable condition.

Officers said Caprio was treated for minor injuries.

During an investigation, eyewitnesses told police that Caprio was pulling out of a parking spot when she lost control and hit the pair.

Officials said Caprio did not report any “physical” or “mechanical issues” caused by the crash.

Her license seized given back to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Officers did not say if charges would be filed.

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