College Football Player Hit By A Car On Sunday

first_imgAn interior view of the Arkansas RazorbacksFAYETTEVILLE, AR – SEPTEMBER 17: UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters do a flyover before a game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas State Bobcats at Razorback Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Bobcats 42-3. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)A college football player has been released from the hospital after getting hit by a car on Sunday.Arkansas announced today that redshirt freshman Jordon Curtis was struck by a vehicle on Sunday night while attempting to cross the street near the football facility.The Razorbacks’ head coach, Chad Morris, released the following statement:“We’re very fortunate, and our thoughts and prayers will be with him and his recovery,” Morris said. “He will not be around this week, but is doing good. We’re very, very, very fortunate. Again, our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”Arkansas Online had more details:According to UAPD, officers were dispatched to the scene at 5:26 p.m. Sunday. The officer reported that Curtis was bleeding from a wound above his right eye, but was able to answer cognitive questions about his date of birth and hometown. An ambulance transported Curtis to Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.The driver of a blue 2007 Hyundai Veracruz was issued two citations for failure to yield to a pedestrian at a crosswalk and for speeding too fast for conditions. The report states that four witnesses observed the driver never hit his brakes, but the driver stated he tried to stop but was unable to avoid hitting Curtis.The vehicle sustained approximately $2,000 in damage to the windshield, according to the report, and was towed.Curtis was a three-star recruit in the 2017 class. He’s an Oklahoma native.last_img

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