Friday, February 1, 2013
Wichita Police say a pedestrian who was struck by a car last night was not using a crosswalk and was on his cell phone when he was hit.
The man was hit by a car shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday on Ridge just south of Central in west Wichita. Officers believe he was distracted while crossing the street.
The man suffered a broken leg. The accident remains under investigation.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A pedestrian was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday night in west Wichita.
Officers were called to the accident just south of Central on Ridge Road around 10 p.m.
Authorities say a man in his thirties was not using the crosswalk when crossing Ridge Road and was hit by a southbound vehicle. The man suffered multiple injuries, including head trauma, but is expected to recover.
The woman driving the car was not hurt, but her vehicle sustained significant damage.