Fight over handicapped spot at Walmart sends 71-year-old woman to the hospital

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GREENFIELD, Wis. -- A woman is accused of using her chest to knock a 71-year-old woman to the ground during a fight over a handicapped parking spot.

According to WITI, 32-year-old Kezia Perkins was charged with aggravated battery. Police say was attempting to park in a handicapped spot at the Walmart in Greenfield, Wis., when she couldn’t make the turn. That’s when the 71-year-old woman pulled in.

Surveillance photos show Perkins going up to the victim’s car and yelling through the passenger side window. After waiting a moment, the 71-year-old woman exited her vehicle, and Perkins approached her.

“This lady chest-butted,” witness John Rawlings told WITI. Perkins allegedly told police “it’s not my fault the elderly woman bounced off my big (chest).”

Rawlings said he tended to the victim, who was lying on the snowy pavement. Police say the 71-year-old woman ended up going through five hours of surgery after she was attacked. The attack allegedly caused fractures to her femur and the need for a second hip replacement.

 

It turns out Perkins' license was suspended and that her handicap placard was invalid. She will be in court next week.