10/01/2013 05:51 EDT | Updated 12/01/2013 05:12 EST

Alberta Woman, 85, On Scooter Collides With Semi

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - An 85-year-old southern Alberta woman is recovering in hospital after the scooter she was driving collided with a semi-trailer.

Lethbridge police say the woman drove her mobility aid scooter into an intersection Tuesday morning against the crossing signal and hit the truck.

She went under the semi, but the driver was able to quickly stop the rig.

The woman suffered head injuries and abrasions but was expected to be released from hospital Tuesday night.

Police say no charges are being contemplated.

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