Vehicle hits couple walking in Gilbert

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Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle near Lakeside and Voyager drives in Gilbert. By Jennifer Thomas Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle near Lakeside and Voyager drives in Gilbert. By Jennifer Thomas
Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle near Lakeside and Voyager drives in Gilbert. By Jennifer Thomas Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle near Lakeside and Voyager drives in Gilbert. By Jennifer Thomas

GILBERT, Ariz. – A couple walking near Guadalupe and Greenfield roads in Gilbert were hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

Gilbert police Sgt. Jesse Sanger said the 53-year-old driver stayed on scene and told investigators that the sun was in his eyes and he didn't see the couple.

The 80-year-old woman was grazed, but her 80-year-old husband was transported to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center with critical injuries.

No names have been released at this time.