SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) - One person is in the hospital while another receives a citation during a car versus pedestrian accident Wednesday afternoon.
According to Scottsbluff Police, Lorna Baumgartner was driving eastbound in the left lane on East 27th just before 1 p.m. Upon approaching the intersection at 3rd avenue, a car in the right lane stopped for the right away as a juvenile crossed the street.
Baumgartner later told police she thought she stepped on the brake but stepped on the accelerator instead before hitting the juvenile.
The juvenile was transported to Regional West Medical Center. It is unknown at this time the extent of injuries. Baumgartner was cited for careless driving.