GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The student hit by a car Tuesday morning has been identified and is suffering "life-threatening injuries," according to Greensboro police.
Onnr Grogan, 21, of Raleigh, was hit by a 1994 Acura Integra RS when she walked onto the road into oncoming traffic in the area of East Market Street and Laurel Street.
Police say she was at a non-crosswalk section.
Grogan is a senior biological engineering student at NC A&T State University.
She was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in critical condition.
Police say she "suffered life-threatening injuries." The hospital reports Grogan is still in critical condition as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
At 8:06 a.m. police responded to the collision.
Brandon Yobo was getting out of his car on East Market Street when he heard the moment of impact.
He added that many students cross the road where the student was hit.
“It could have been me. It could have been the people next to me. It’s just scary to think,” Yobo said.
Witnesses say people ran to help the student, including the driver police said struck her.
“He put a sweater over her and he was like 'I’m sorry. I’m so sorry' because she was not moving. She was just breathing really hard,” Yobo said.
At about 8:44 a.m., police said East Market Street, between Benbow Road and Laurel Street, was closed. The road has since reopened.
The Crime Scene Investigation unit was on scene, and the area was taped off.
The investigation is ongoing.