UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: Mike Miller of the Bloomington Herald-Times talked to one of the girls that was in the car with Holt at the time of the accident. Solid reporting job by him. Here are the quotes from her, 20-year-old Hallie Johanningsmeier.
"He was just trying to be dumb. I have no idea what was going through his head," she told Miller. "It wasn't just any random person. It was one of his teammates. He was scared. He didn't know what to do. I want people to understand it was an accident."
According to the report, the primary cause of the accident was "pedestrian's action." The report says Davis had been drinking before the accident, but was not cited. His BAC was not released.
Davis, a sophomore forward, was struck by Holt's car near the intersection of 17th Street and Indiana Ave. after Holt had dropped him off in the Memorial Stadium parking lot at 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning. Davis reentered the roadway and was struck by Holt's car.
According to the crash report, Holt immediately stopped the car to check on Davis, but he was unresponsive. Holt, an 18-year-old freshman, was cited for underage drinking and operating a vehicle above a 0.02 BAC. Holt's BAC was 0.025.
Davis was taken to the hospital in serious condition after suffering a head injury, and he remains at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was doing better on Sunday, was able to speak normally, and had full use of all his extremities.
The crash report also says that there were three females in the vehicle with Holt at the time of the accident, one in the front seat and two in the back seat.
Here's the sequence of events from Saturday, as described in the crash report.
“Vehicle one (the White Jeep driven by Holt) was westbound on 17th street near the intersection with Indiana Ave. Pedestrian (Davis) walked into the roadway from the north side of 17th street near the entryway to gate 6 of Memorial Stadium. Vehicle one and the pedestrian collided. Driver of vehicle one (Holt) stated that he had just pulled out from the IU football stadium lot, gate 5, onto 17th street. He stated that he began driving west when the pedestrian suddenly jumped in front of the vehicle he was driving, causing the vehicle and the pedestrian to collide. He immediately stopped the vehicle to check on the subject. Pedestrian one (Davis) was unable to provide a statement due to injuries sustained in the crash.”Davis in serious condition after being struck by car
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UPDATE: Davis' condition is improving