Innocent bystander on sidewalk hit by flipped-over vehicle during domestic dispute

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An elderly woman walking on a sidewalk in Ballantyne was struck Wednesday night by a vehicle, which was a result of a domestic-related fight, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

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A female driver was chasing her boyfriend's vehicle on Rea Road, hitting his car twice, police said.

On the second hit, the woman's vehicle flipped and hit the innocent bystander on the sidewalk near the Reavencrest neighborhood.

The woman who was hit by the car was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The female driver was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and reckless driving. She was not hurt.

The man had minor injuries.

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