Pedestrian hit by car outside Schenley Hall

Updated 10:54 a.m.

A female student was hit by a car outside Schenley Hall at approximately 7:50 a.m. Tuesday morning and transported by ambulance shortly thereafter, according to eyewitness accounts.

D.C. Fire spokesman Pete Piringer confirmed the victim was an adult female and was transported by ambulance with “serious but not life-threatening injuries.”

University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard confirmed the victim was a student and said she was “crossing the street outside of the crosswalk” at the time of the incident.

“The student was alert and conscious and was transported to GW Hospital,” Sherrard said. “The student is expected to be treated and released today. Metropolitan Police are handling the investigation since it occurred on city streets.”

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