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2 Pedestrians Injured by Vehicle After Exiting Bus

Jonathan Hernandez11 months ago

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, two pedestrians were injured Monday morning at roughly 7:40 a.m. while crossing the street at West Markham Street.

Details of the Pedestrian Accident

According to a police report from the accident, the driver claimed that the sun obscured his vision and he was unable to see the pedestrians.

Two victims – Lori Judge, 54, and Tom Wilkins, 60, were both transported to UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock for their injuries. According to the police report from the accident, Wilkins complained of pain in his ankle and Judge complained of pain in her hips.

The police report also stated that the driver of the vehicle, Vernon Reed, was merging with traffic and heading east when the accident occurred. Both victims were exiting the bus and just for traffic before proceeding to cross the street.

The driver was issued a citation for failing to yield to pedestrians.

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