ISU Student Critically Injured in Hit-And-Run Accident

Benjamin Allison of Crystal Lake was hit by a vehicle while crossing an intersection near campus Saturday morning

Illinois State University officials say a student has been critically injured after a hit-and-run accident.

ISU President Larry Dietz says student Benjamin Allison of Crystal Lake was hurt in the accident. The Bloomington Pantagraph reports that officials say Allison was struck by a vehicle and found in a Normal intersection Saturday morning.

Dietz says Allison is a communication major and student staff member at WZND.

Police have arrested a suspect in the case.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Associated Press initially reported the student was killed in the accident. The student was not killed, but critically injured.

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