CHICAGO (CBS) — An elderly woman struck a pedestrian and crashed into a building Thursday afternoon while backing out of a parking lot in Lincoln Square.

Police said the 89-year-old woman was backing out of her space in a parking lot near Lincoln Avenue and Ainsle Street around 2:35 a.m., and ended up running over a male and crashing into an empty building.

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The building appeared to be a daycare center that was still under construction.

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The male who was hit was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition. His age was not immediately available.

The driver refused medical attention.

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It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, or if the driver would face traffic citations or charges.