Four taken to hospital after students struck by cars at LSU
BATON ROUGE - Authorities say four LSU students were hit by a car Friday morning while standing on the sidewalk on LSU's campus.
Authorities say two vehicles collided at the intersection of Nicholson Highway and Skip Bertman Drive around 9:30 a.m. The force of the crash, caused one of the vehicles to drive onto the sidewalk and smash into multiple students. The drivers of the vehicles were also identified as LSU students.
Four pedestrians were transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered to be life threatening.
One of the drivers, identified as 22 year-old Jodi Reed, was issued a traffic citation for failure to yield and careless operation.
This is the scene near LSU on Nicholson at S. Stadium where authorities are responding to reports of multiple pedestrians struck.@WBRZ— Johnston vonSpringer (@johnstonvon) August 24, 2018
I see at least two wrecked vehicles and EMS attending to multiple patients pic.twitter.com/EIuKDoAyLW
The crash is still under investigation.