SETAUKET, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to catch her dog.
The boxer escaped from 56-year-old Peggy Place’s yard on Main Street in Setauket around 6:30 a.m. Monday, police said.
Place chased her dog as it ran into the street and both were struck by a Ford Explorer, police said.
Place was rushed to Stony Brook University Medical Center in critical condition.
Her dog was transported to an animal hospital. Its condition is unknown.
The 51-year-old driver of the Explorer was not injured.
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