A man walking through Mendham Commons Saturday morning was struck from behind by a vehicle and taken to the hospital to treat injuries, Mendham Borough Police said.
Patrol units responded to Commons Way at 8:36 a.m. and found Magdalena Cavero, 54, of Morristown, had hit an 82-year-old Mendham man with her vehicle, Sgt. Patrick McNichol said.
The victim – whose name is not being released – was transported to Morristown Medical Center by the Mendham Township First Aid Squad after complaining of lower back pain, McNichol said.
Police said Cavero did not see the victim walking and that the crash was accidental. Cavero was issued a summons for reckless driving.
McNichol is asking that anyone who may have seen this accident contact Mendham Borough Police at 973-543-2993.
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