UK student hit by car while trying to cross Lexington street

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A pedestrian is injured after being hit while crossing the street in Lexington.

We're told the female UK student was hit at South Limestone Thursday afternoon, around 1 p.m. while she was walking across the street from the nearby Speedway, in an area without a crosswalk.

The woman, who has not been identified, was taken to UK Hospital with potential life-threatening injuries, according to Lexington Police. We're told she's stable in the emergency room right now.

Limestone was shut down, but is now back open.

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