RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) — An NC State University student is recovering after a car crashed into him while he was crossing a busy intersection Friday afternoon.
Hao Luong, 22, told ABC11 he has some scrapes on his head and hands, but is mostly suffering from pain to the left side of his body.
Just before 3 p.m. Friday, Luong got off the bus on Gorman Street, and pushed the crosswalk button to reach his car on Kaplan Drive. When he got the signal to cross, he took a few steps into the intersection, then heard the sound of screeching brakes.
“I remember just spinning,” he said. “Like, I don’t remember exactly – I just remember turn and a real big impact and everything was like turning and blurryish. And the next thing is mostly on the ground and just trying to move, but I can’t. I lost all my energy.”
ABC11 was on the scene just as bystanders had rushed to Luong’s aid and EMS arrived.
The driver of the black Audi that hit him told ABC11 at the scene that he was in shock.