Security Briefs

Accident causes injury

A female student was struck by a car while walking on fraternity row this week.

On Monday, Nov. 8, at 7:32 p.m., Public Safety received a phone call from a male student stating that a female student had been hit by a car.

Public Safety arrived at the scene soon after. The female student was lying in the roadway, but was conscious when Public Safety got there. Public Safety proceeded to call an ambulance for the student.

The male student driving the car cooperated with Public Safety and local police, stating that he glanced down at his dashboard for a moment when a light came on, and when he looked up, the victim was in the road. He notified Public Safety immediately.

The male student was cited for careless driving. The injuries sustained by the victim did not appear to be serious. The investigation is ongoing.

Student gets stuck

A female student’s enthusiasm was curbed when she got her car stuck while attempting to enter Memorial Lot.

On Thursday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m., the student tried to drive into Memorial lot near the Fine Arts circle to drop off a friend. She claimed to have forgotten the curb was there.

Her car sustained a flat front tire as well as damage to the undercarriage.

Fire in Switlik

Monkey bread was the cause of a small oven fire in Switlik Hall last week.

On Friday, Nov. 5, at 11:38 p.m., Public Safety was dispatched to Switlik for a fire alarm. When officers arrived, students were in the process of evacuating the building.

Public Safety went to the activation site in the kitchen and noticed that an oven fire had been put out. Four students said they had been using the oven.

The students have not been charged, as the fire appeared to be an accident.

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