POSTED: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 3:37pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
Longview, Texas (KETK) — Emergency crews responded to reports of a person hit by a vehicle in Longview Friday afternoon.
According to the Longview Police Department, the accident happened at Green St and East Marshall, or Highway 80.
Shortly before 4:30 p.m., an elderly woman pulled out of Soapies car wash and headed left onto Green Street, however, the area was blocked off with cones to force patrons to turn right. When the driver went in the wrong direction, she ramped a curb and hit a man on the sidewalk.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. His name has not been released.
It is unknown if the woman was ticketed in the accident, Longview Police Department Public Information Officer Kristi Brian said.
Traffic was stalled in the area for a short time.