A first year instructional aid at Rains Elementary School is hospitalized after being involved in a vehicle-pedestrian accident Thursday morning on HWY 69 in front of the school district.

According to DPS, the woman was crossing HWY 69 toward the school when she was hit by a vehicle in the turn lane to enter the school parking lot. The woman was airlifted to a local hospital.

The woman lived near the school and was walking to work.