A pedestrian was seriously injured Thursday when two vehicles collided in the 6600 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard, authorities said.
The drivers of both vehicles also were injured, Niagara Falls Police said.
The crash happened at about 10 a.m. when a vehicle traveling west on Niagara Falls Boulevard moved into the left lane and struck a second vehicle before crossing into the eastbound lane of traffic and striking a pedestrian at a bus stop, according to the Niagara Falls Police Department's crash management team. The first vehicle stopped after hitting a dumpster, authorities said.
The pedestrian, a 59-year-old woman, sustained apparent internal injuries and was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where she was listed in serious condition, according to authorities.
The driver of the second vehicle, a-34-year old Town of Niagara woman, was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for evaluation. Police said her injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.
The driver of the first vehicle, a Niagara Falls woman, was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center where police said she refused treatment for a facial injury.
The woman, 41, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, following too closely, making an unsafe lane change, driving without a license, driving an uninspected motor vehicle and driving at an imprudent speed, according to authorities. Her name was not released by police.