Woman stepped into street and was struck by a car in Merced, police said
A woman police believe to be homeless stepped in front of a car in central Merced and suffered serious injuries, according to police.
The woman, whose name was no immediately available, stepped off the curb on 15th Street in Merced under Highway 99 and in front of a Toyota headed westbound about 6 p.m. Thursday, according to Sgt. Dan Dabney.
The pedestrian was flown to a Modesto hospital.