Pedestrian airlifted after hit by car

Pedestrian airlifted after hit by car

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - One person was injured Friday night after a crash in Independence County.

Sheriff Shawn Stephens told Region 8 News it happened along Sunny Dale Road off of Highway 157, just outside of Pleasant Plains.

Shannon Allen, 39, of Pleasant Plains was the victim, according to Corporal Jeremy Hughes with the Arkansas State Police.

Allen was airlifted to UAMS in Little Rock. The extent of his injuries was not disclosed by police.

Hughes said a minor was driving the minivan that hit Allen. The corporal did not say if the minor was arrested as a result.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are still being investigated.

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