|Updated: 11/17/2011 9:46 pm
||Published: 11/17/2011 11:05 am
LITTLE ROCK, AR – FOX16 confirms that one person has been killed after a Central Arkansas Transit Authority bus accident.
According to reports, around 9:30 am Thursday morning, police were called to the intersection of Capital and Louisiana streets regarding an accident involving a bus and a pedestrian. Witnesses told police that the bus was traveling west on Capital street and tried to make a left turn onto Louisiana when it hit 58-year-old David Wright.
Police say Wright, an Entergy employee who was either on his way to or from a meeting, was transported to UAMS, where he died of his injuries. There is no information at this time on the driver of the bus.
Statement from Entergy Arkansas, Inc
"Dave Wright, an Entergy employee for more than 30 years, died this morning as a result of a vehicle/pedestrian accident.
The Entergy family of employees mourns the loss of our valued coworker.
Entergy’s Safety Team is investigating the incident and is cooperating with local officials."