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All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
Arkansas State Police Trooper Wingo investigated a car vs. pedestrian injury crash in front of Hawg’s Pizza on Highway 70 West tonight.
The buzz at the scene was that the victim was walking on the eastbound sidewalk when a black Ford Mustang approached closely and opened the passenger door striking the victim. The victim was knocked to the ground and the suspect vehicle allegedly drove off with damage to the passenger door.
70 West Fire & Rescue Troops arrived quickly and assisted as necessary.
LifeNet dispatched an Ambulance Crew to the scene. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
Hit & Run Injury Crashes are classified a felony criminal offense in Arkansas.