Car Hits City Councilman Daughter

By WEEK Reporter

October 22, 2010 Updated Oct 22, 2010 at 10:35 PM CDT

The daughter of a Peoria city councilman is hospitalized after being struck by a car.

Bethany Irving, 13, was walking with two friends on West Alta Road in Peoria just before 5:00 p.,m. Wednesday, when police say she darted in front of a westbound car.

The driver of that vehicle was not ticketed.

The friends walking with Irving told police they had been walking to one of their homes.

Irving is hospitalized at Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. Her condition is not available.

Bethany is the daughter of councilman Dan Irving.

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