FORT SMITH(KFSM)– Police are investigating an accident in Fort Smith after a pedestrian was hit by a car while trying to cross the street.
Officers with the Fort Smith Police Department say the accident happened Friday (Jan. 1) around 9:30 p.m. by the intersection of Grand Avenue and North 21st Street.
Emergency personnel say the victim was unconscious and had to be carried by stretcher from the scene of the accident to a nearby ambulance. Police said Saturday (Jan. 2) the 15-year-old victim was transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock where he was last listed in stable condition.
His name is not being released because he’s a minor, but police tell 5NEWS his father was notified.
The accident is still under investigation, but police say no arrests or citations have been made.
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