Woman injured after being struck by vehicle on 23rd Street

A woman was transported via air-ambulance to Overland Park Regional Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle at 1015 W. 23rd St.

Lawrence Police Sgt. Myron Brady said the woman was crossing 23rd Street about 5:50 p.m. in front of Dillons when a vehicle turning left onto 23rd Street struck her.

The women was originally assessed to have life-threatening head injuries at the scene, but the injuries have since been downgraded to nonlife-threatening.

The woman was not using a crosswalk and was at fault, Brady said.