Annapolis, MD — Police say two people were seriously injured when an Anne Arundel County driver struck a pedestrian and himself in a unusual accident on Monday afternoon.

It happened in the 1000 block of Norman Drive in Annapolis.A 54-year-old man was backing up in an apartment complex parking lot when he hit an 80-year-old woman who was walking through the lot.

The driver got out of the vehicle when he realized what had happened, but forgot to put it in park. He was struck and injured by his own vehicle.

Both were flown to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.