A couple was rushed to the hospital after an accident at a busy downtown intersection Friday night.

It happened around 10:40 p.m. at College and N. St. Mary's.

Police say the couple was distracted as they crossed the street and did not see a van turning in front of them.

The van hit the husband, causing him to knock his wife to the ground. 

She hit her head on the pavement.

The couple was taken to Methodist Metropolitan Hospital.

The driver was not ticketed.