Man pinned beneath car in early morning incident

Evansville Police were called to an early morning scene where a pedestrian was hit by a car and lead to a woman being arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Police say that around 3:30 Wednesday morning they responded to a call of a pedestrian hit by a car near the intersection of Eighth and Vine in Downtown Evansville.

Officers say when they arrived 24-year-old Mayda Elramahi of Henderson told them she was driving down Vine Street when her passenger, 33-year-old Samone Steen of Louisville jumped out of the car.

Police say she then ran him over pinning him beneath the vehicle.

Steen was taken to Deaconess Hospital where he is listed in fair condition. Police tell 14 News the man was conscious and talking while he was being transported.

Elramahi was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail and is charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with injury.

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