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Disney Employee Run Over by Undercover Cop

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTLA) — A Disney employee is in the hospital after being struck by the vehicle of an undercover cop as she was leaving the park.

The accident happened aroundisney-axd 10 p.m. Monday at Disneyland Drive and Magic Way.

According to police, the undercover officer was making a U-turn when he hit the employee.

Witnesses said the employee was crossing the street legally before being thrown a few feet from the intersection.

“We were just trying to go back to the car from after a day at Disneyland,” witness Alicia Handy recalled.

“The light turned, we were going to cross the street — completely legal. And I guess the guy in the turn lane just didn’t see her.”

The woman suffered critical injuries and was being treated at a local hospital.

Police are investigating why the undercover officer was patrolling the area at the time of the accident.