The baby is in critical condition.By CBSLA Staff

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — A woman who was 35 weeks pregnant was struck by a car and killed Tuesday night in Anaheim. The baby is in critical condition.

The collision occurred just after 7:30 p.m. on Katella Avenue, near Bayless Street, according to Sgt. Shane Carringer of the Anaheim Police Department.

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“I heard a loud boom…” said witness David Orosco. “I run over there and I see there’s a lady on the ground…it looked like her head was banged up.”

The 23-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk when the car went onto the curb and hit her, Carringer said. She was transported to the hospital, where she died.

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Doctors are working to save the baby, who is in critical condition, according to Carringer.

The driver, a 40-year-old woman with two past DUI convictions, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is in police custody.

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Investigators believe she may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol and she was driving on a suspended license, Carringer said.