Woman Seriously Injured In Madison County After Being Hit By Car

Battle Creek, NE~~The Madison County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a car-pedestrian accident near Battle Creek that seriously injured a woman. 

Authorities say Michael Watson was eastbound on 835th Road just before midnight Tuesday when he swerved to miss a vehicle parked in the middle of the road.  The Madison County Sheriff says Watson swerved toward the south ditch and hit Christopher Lich and Connie Eberhardt who were standing on the south side of the road.  Watson’s vehicle grazed Lich but struck Eberhardt, pinning her under the vehicle. 

She was taken to Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk before being airlifted to UNMC in Omaha with serious injuries.