Westwood Elementary Motor Vehicle Pedestrian Accident

Wednesday afternoon, at approximately 3:25 pm, the Junction City Police Department received a call of an accident between a motor vehicle and pedestrians at Westwood Elementary school. The driver was at the school for pickup and had one child in the back seat of their car.

The driver then suffered an unknown medical condition causing their car to hop the curb striking 1 child and 1 staff member. The vehicle came to a stop after continuing and striking a tree.

Only the driver was transported to the hospital for treatment and all others involved were cleared by EMS on the scene and only suffered minor scrapes and bruises.

The Junction City Police Department would like to thank USD 475 staff at Westwood Elementary for their quick reaction to the situation and for assisting personnel on the scene to triage and treat all of the individuals involved.