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3 UA Little Rock Students Hit by Truck

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Police say injuries to some UA-Little Rock students hit by a pickup truck on Monday morning are not life-threatening.

Three students were struck in the incident but only two sustained injuries, police said.

It happened shortly before 9 a.m. as the group was crossing Asher Ave. near the University Village Apartments on their way to the last day of class, UA Little Rock officials said.

The driver of a 1998 GMC Sierra truck was cited for Driving Too Fast for Conditions, according to police. [It was raining at the time of the accident]. 

According to the incident report, the truck was headed east on Asher when it veered into a second vehicle (2003 Honda Pilot) also headed east that had stopped. The truck driver said his vehicle then slid into the pedestrians, who were in a crosswalk.

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