Marquette officials positively identify two students struck by car near campus

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University officials on Tuesday, November 13th identified two Marquette students who were struck by a vehicle that jumped the curb Monday morning near 17th and Wisconsin.

The injured students were identified as Nicole Gibson and Honnalee Go. 

Both students are being treated for serious injuries at Froedtert Hospital.

According to their parents, Gibson is stable and healing and Go is expected to be released from the hospital later this week.

The Vice President of Student Affairs, L. Christopher Miller provided the following statement to individuals on campus: "I, along with university leadership, appreciate the outpouring of support from our entire campus community. We encourage all of our students to continue to pray for the families and to seek support services from the Counseling Center, Campus Ministry and Residence Life staff. We know many of you are concerned about the well-being of the students, but we ask that you respect the privacy of the families during this difficult time. We will update our community when we are able."

Additionally, the following statement from Gibson and Go's parents was released: “The past 24 hours have been extremely challenging for all of us, but we are grateful for the prayers and support from the Marquette University extended family. We are still very early in the healing process, but we know that our daughters are receiving the best medical care possible.” 

Also on Tuesday, Milwaukee police released the 911 calls made in the moments after the girls were hit.

CLICK HERE to listen to the 911 calls

The 62-year-old driver of the car that jumped the curb was also hospitalized. He was stopped by the Marquette Univ. Dept. of Public Safety. He was later taken into custody by the Milwaukee Police Department.

Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be factors in this crash.

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