2 pedestrians sent to hospital in Knoxville hit-and-run

2 pedestrians sent to hospital in Knoxville hit-and-run


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Two men were injured when they were hit by a van Sunday in Knoxville. The driver of the van took off after hitting the two.

Knoxville police say the men were hit at 7:45 p.m. at Whittle Springs and Coker Avenue.

They say three men were walking with a dog on the shoulder of the road when a large white van left its lane and hit two of the men. The van then took off heading north on Whittle Springs.

A witness told police the van may have had wood strapped to the roof.

The two men were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The third pedestrian and the dog were not injured.

Police are still searching for the van.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Knoxville Police at (865) 215-7212.

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