DES MOINES, Iowa – Emergency crews responded to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle Monday night.
The call came in around 9:15 p.m. about the accident at 40th Place and Hickman. Des Moines police say a woman in her 40s or 50s was crossing the street when she was hit by a white van.
The name of the woman hasn’t been released but officials say she suffered serious injuries.
A nursing student stopped to render aid before paramedics arrived.
Police are looking into whether a street light that was out in the area played any role in the accident.