Woman knocked down, run over by own vehicle, FHP says

Published: Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 5:11 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 5:11 p.m.

A woman’s vehicle knocked her down and rolled over her left leg along State Road 8 in Suwannee County Saturday night, according to a report.

Elizabeth Arnold, 61, of Longview, Texas, had parked her 2010 Chevrolet SUV in the westbound emergency lane near mile marker 281 at 8:34 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. When she got out of the vehicle, it started rolling forward, knocking her down.

Her passenger, Dorothy West, 57, managed to stop the vehicle. Arnold was taken to Shands at the University of Florida.

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