Rice Village restaurant worker struck by pickup truck

Rice Village restaurant worker struck by pickup truck

Credit: KHOU

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Morningside Drive south of Times Boulevard.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 6 at 9:15 AM

HOUSTON -- Police said a man sweeping outside a Rice Village restaurant was struck by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning.

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Morningside Drive south of Times Boulevard.

Police said the eldely man was sweeping along the curb when a pickup truck, which was leaving a parking spot nearby, somehow hit the man. The worker fell to the ground and injured his hip. He was sent to the hospital in stable condition.

Police said the driver stayed at the scene, and charges were unlikely to be filed.

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