UNA student hit by vehicle, airlifted from scene

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 1:39 PM CDT
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FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - A University of North Alabama student was hit by a vehicle, according to university officials.

Florence Police responded to the scene at the intersection of Pine St. and West Irvine St.

That’s just south of Campus.

It’s a busy intersection with a lot of student foot traffic.

Michelle Eubanks from the University’s Communications department says the student was hit around 1 this afternoon.

She also says first responders reacted quickly.

”Well obviously its a critical issue and we want to ensure that all students are safe and that we respond as best as we are able to do so. we are very fortunate at UNA that we have a police force in Florence that responded very quickly. They work very closely with university police. both entities were on the scene investigating this,” said Eubanks.

The student was airlifted from the scene. There are no details on the condition of the student.

There is no further information at this time, we will update this story as we learn more.

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