Driver Cited For Hitting Woman Filling Gas Tank

By: KOLN Email
By: KOLN Email

A stalled motorist putting gas in her car was hit by another car Thursday night in Lincoln.

The woman's car had run out of gas near 40th and C streets. Witnesses said the vehicle's flashing lights were on while she was filling the tank around 8:30 p.m. when she was struck by a southbound driver.

The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening. The driver was cited for negligent driving and not wearing a seat belt. Police say the driver may have been reaching for a cigarette.

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