A St. Louis man is accused of striking his younger sister with his car after getting drunk.

A St. Louis man is accused of striking his younger sister with his car after getting drunk.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2hu8i4I ) reports that the 53-year-old man and his 39-year-old sister were drinking together Monday night when he became irate and assaulted her.

Police say the man left in a vehicle, returned, and struck his sister with the car.

The woman is hospitalized in critical condition. The brother was arrested but formal charges have not been filed.