Vincent, Lois hurt in fall

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Vincent, Lois hurt in fall - ISNU Freshman Injured in Fall From Bridge Lois...
ISNU Freshman Injured in Fall From Bridge Lois Vincent Hurts Back After Stepping OH Creek Bridge Miss Lois Vincent, a freshman st Illinois State Normal university, v as in St. Joseph's hospital Monday Monday with severe back injuries re ceived in a fall at the Sugar creeki bridge on Main street Saturday eight. The accident, it is reported, hap pened at the south approach of the bridge. Miss Vincent and her sis ter and a girl friend were walking along the street at that point, when Miss Vincent stepped off of the the walk and disappeared in the darkness. Help was called and M;ss Vincent was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. Dr. Rachel Cooper, head of the health department at ISNU, re ported Monday that X-ray X-ray X-ray pictures pictures disclosed that there are no fractures but there are severe in juries to the lower part of the jpine, and Miss Vincent will be confined to her bed for some time. "There is no railing or other pro tection at this point," Dr. Cooper said, "to prevent anyone from stepping off of the walk." Following the injury of an other ISNU student at this point B vear ago" Dr. Cooper explained. I endeavored to get the city to remedv this condition but nothing has been done." She pointed out that in addition to the fact that there is no railing, the weeds have f,rown up which makes the situation situation doubly dangerous to pedestrians, pedestrians, especially during the late evening hours. It

Clipped from The Pantagraph21 Sep 1942, MonPage 10

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)21 Sep 1942, MonPage 10
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