Update (April 20):
LITTLE ROCK, AR – A Jacksonville woman has been injured after being hit by a car in the River Market over the weekend.
It happened around 7:20 p.m. Saturday along President Clinton Avenue.
The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) released the incident report on Monday morning. It states that the 22-year-old victim suffered a head injury in the accident which police say was captured on an LRPD surveillance camera. Police say the video showed the victim get out of a car that stopped in the westbound lane, walk around to the back of the vehicle and try to cross the street. She was struck by a car headed east, after which she bounced on the front of the car then hit the side of a parked vehicle before falling to the ground.
It was raining at the time of the accident.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the woman was not injured nor was a passenger in the car. The LRPD says it did not appear that the driver could have seen the pedestrian before she was struck.
The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries described by police as not life-threatening. An ambulance crew at the scene told officers the woman had a wound to the back of her head that would require stitches and would likely be checked for a concussion at the hospital.
Original story (April 18):
LITTLE ROCK, AR — Little Rock Police are investigating a car accident involving a pedestrian in the River Market area Saturday night.
Officers say the person was hit by a driver outside the Flying Saucer restaurant shortly before 7:30 p.m.
Police have not yet released any information on the victim’s condition or what caused the accident.