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 read more

Cops probing discovery of skeletal remains at Corentyne foreshore

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedBurnt, dismembered remains believed to be human found in CorentyneOctober 6, 2017In “Crime”Corentyne murder accused for court todayJanuary 29, 2016In “Crime”Another decomposed Fisherman washes ashore; Three remain missingJuly 28, 2014In “Crime” The skeletal remains of an unidentified person washed ashore at Number 52 Village, Corentyne, on Friday. Divisional Commander Ian Amsterdam has confirmed that Police will have to conduct a DNA test to determine who the remains belong to.However, there are fears that the remains may be linked to the three fishermen who went missing on May 29, 2016. The men disappeared into the muddy waters of the Corentyne River after reportedly being tied to anchors and thrown out of a boat by pirates who had earlier stolen their catch.Those missing are Dochan Sukra, 54, also called “Butcher” of Number 55 Village; Dhanpaul Rampaul of Number 67 Village; and Munish Churman, 26, also called “Boyo” of Number 60 Village.Police are continuing with their investigations. read more