January 31, 2022
Editor’s Note 3:31 PM – This story has been updated to include information released by the UTEP Police Department.
A car collides with a UTEP golf cart after initial reports of a pedestrian being hit by a driver near the UTEP Sun Bowl parking lot Monday morning.
The front of a gray Honda Civic appeared to be shattered as paramedics assisted the driver. Outside the car, a pedestrian was seen lying on the ground as he received help from first responders.
The prospector contacted campus police and released a statement saying, “A minor accident involving a UTEP golf cart and a vehicle on Sun Bowl Drive on Monday. one person was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries as a precaution. No pedestrians were hit. »
The driver, who appeared to be a young woman, was placed on a stretcher and assisted. Eyewitnesses described her as restless.
The incident resulted in bumper-to-bumper traffic on Sun Bowl Drive and Schuster Avenue as police directed traffic.
According to UTEP, the police speed limit on campus is 15 mph and 5 mph in all parking lots.
The Prospector will continue to provide updates as the story develops.
Itzel Giron is the Audience & Engagement Editor and can be reached at [email protected]; @by.itzel.giron on Instagram; @itzel_anahi_16 on Twitter.