By Susan Schrock
Star-Telegram Staff Writer
ARLINGTON _ Two nurses were injured when they were struck Wednesday by a car driven by a 34-year-old woman in a Medical Center of Arlington parking lot, police said.
Witnesses told police the woman appeared to accelerate her car "up to 20 to 25 miles per hour" as she drove toward two nurses who were walking toward the hospital about 6:30 p.m., said Lt. Blake Miller, a police spokesman.
One nurse suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. Another nurse was taken by helicopter to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where she was listed Thursday in serious condition.
Witnesses detained the driver until police arrived. The woman was taken to JPS for emergency psychiatric evaluation and may face criminal charges in connection with the incident, which is still under investigation, Miller said.
Wow. I always wonder what’s going to happen on the walk to my car (and I don’t work at the hospital where this happened). My head is on a swivel to and from the car, looking for something. Maybe I’m a paranoid, but I tell lots of drug seekers ‘no’, etc.
Here’s hoping these two nurses recover very quickly, and the driver gets what she deserves.
The driver was angered because a doctor at the hospital refused to
prescribe her a certain type of drug, according to sources at the