Pedestrian Hospitalized in Hit-and-Run in Fort Smith

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FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Authorities said a pedestrian is injured after a hit-and-run accident in Fort Smith Friday morning (Aug. 22).

Officers on scene said it happened on North 4th and North F just after 8:30 a.m.

At this point, more information about the driver who hit the pedestrian is not available. However, Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with Fort Smith Police said they do have a suspect description, and are currently working to find the driver.

The pedestrian is now being transported by ambulance to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries, according to officers on scene. Authorities have not released her identity at this time.

5NEWS does have a crew on scene, and will bring you the latest as we learn more.


  • ms duncan

    There is always something going on at this location! The fire dept and police are constantly called out.Drunks,drug addicts and all know they can eat for free.THE BEST THING TO DO FOR THIS HOMELESS SHELTER IS TO MOVE IT ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE FORT SMITH POLICE DEPARTMENT!

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