Woman hospitalized after being hit by truck

March 26, 2011 7:05:40 PM PDT
A woman was in a local hospital Saturday after she was hit by a pickup truck while on a sidewalk in southwest Houston.

Police said a driver lost control on Bellaire Blvd. Saturday afternoon, hopped a curb and hit a woman and a utility pole.

The victim had to be airlifted to a hospital.

It was unclear why the driver lost control, but officials on scene did not believe alcohol or drugs were a factor.

The driver also had to be taken to a hospital after suffering a panic attack.