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Hit-And-Run Victim Literally Knocked Out Of Her Boots

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Jill Davis said her life was turned upside down after a hit-and-run driver hit her with his truck. Jill Davis said her life was turned upside down after a hit-and-run driver hit her with his truck.
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Davis doesn't know what life has in store for her, but she wants people to pay more attention while driving. Davis doesn't know what life has in store for her, but she wants people to pay more attention while driving.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Tulsa police say it was over a week ago when a driver hit a construction worker - and mother of five - so hard, it literally knocked her out of her boots.

She is surviving, and now has a message for all drivers.

Jill Davis has spent nine excruciating days at St. Francis Hospital. Fortunately, she's alive and wants to tell you that what you're doing on the road could end her co-workers's lives.

"Every minute's a struggle. and I'm so just frustrated," said hit-and-run victim Jill Davis.

Davis's life changed with the flip of a stop sign.

"The last thing that I remember when I got hit, was turning my sign to stop," she said.

She says she doesn't remember seeing headlights. She only remembers opening her eyes, to see the work boots she was wearing - yards away from her.

"Jill, stay with us. Open your eyes. Stay with us," she said her co-workers urged her.

Jill's boss at her new construction job held her head off the ground as ambulances rushed to 11th and Lynn Lane. That's where she and other city construction workers were fixing a water main break around 11 p.m.

News On 6 did a report that showed Jill in the background of a shot. Now, she doesn't know if she'll ever be able to walk and stand like that again.

"I wanted to know how I was hit by a truck. How did I get hit by a truck?" she asked from her hospital bed.

Tulsa police say a man in a black F-150 hit Jill, throwing her 30 feet. Jill says the man then got out of his truck, told her co-worker he hit her, then drove away.

"He left me there, and he has no clue what he's done to me, and he doesn't care," she said.

What he's done is break her pelvis and damage nerves in her left leg.

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"Just getting to sit up and getting into my wheelchair is the hardest thing to do," said Jill Davis, a construction worker who was hit by a truck in a work zone.

The mother of five isn't just angry with the man who hit her. She says people aren't paying attention in construction zones, and it's not just flags and cones they're hitting.

"It's people. It's people like me that have lives and kids. and my life has been turned upside down," she said.

Jill says she counted seven other drivers that night that almost hit her, and she mostly blames cell phones.

The "Jill Davis Support Fund" is set up at Arvest Bank to help pay Jill's medical bills.

Mayor Dewey Bartlett now wants to send a patrol car to assist workers in those construction zones late at night. Tulsa police are looking at surveillance tapes to hopefully find that hit and run driver.

If you have information, call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.

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