News: Pedestrian struck, killed by minivan on highway in Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, AR – A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in Pulaski County early Monday morning, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports.

The accident happened on Interstate 40 west near the exit for Arkansas 365 shortly before 4:10 a.m.  State troopers said 34-year-old John Alvares Ribeiro of Little Rock was hit by a westbound Chrysler minivan and sustained fatal injuries.  It was not immediately clear why Ribeiro was in the roadway at the time.

The minivan driver, a 44-year-old woman from Mayflower, was transported to Baptist Health Medical Center in Conway. No details were immediately released on her condition.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of a pedestrian accident and have questions regarding your injuries, insurance coverage, medical bills, treatment, or just have questions as to whether you should file a claim, the Arkansas pedestrian accident lawyers at the Pfeifer Law Firm are here to help.   To schedule a free consultation regarding your case, you can reach us by phone at 501-374-4440 or through our online contact form.

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