Her nearly full-term baby was delivered by cesarean section and remained in critical condition Wednesday night.
The victim, 30-year-old Jodie Guthrie, had been sitting outside a Rite Aid on the city’s North Side on Wednesday afternoon when an 88-year-old motorist pulled into a parking space, authorities said.
The driver might have hit the gas instead of the brake, police said, causing his minivan to lurch out of the parking space and onto the walkway where Guthrie sat.
Witnesses tried to get the driver to back up after the accident, but he didn’t seem to understand what happened — possibly because he couldn’t see Guthrie pinned behind the car, said police Commander RaShall Brackney.
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