Blind Man Hit By Car Goes Home, Ready For Superbowl

Published 01/31 2014 09:15PM

Updated 01/31 2014 09:29PM

Robert Thompson and service dog Lenny.
Robert Thompson and service dog Lenny.
LITTLE ROCK, AR-- A blind man injured in a hit-and-run is now out of the hospital recovering.

Friends of Robert Thompson tell FOX16 he went home Friday.

Thompson was hit while walking to Kroger at Markham and Rodney Parham in December.

He says his dog, Lenny, helped save his life by getting the attention of passers-by.

Thompson says he wanted to leave the hospital quickly so he could enjoy the Superbowl this weekend.

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