Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck by car

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck by car in Oak Ridge

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The accident happened on South Illinois Avenue near Tulsa Road in front of the Hampton Inn. The accident happened on South Illinois Avenue near Tulsa Road in front of the Hampton Inn.

OAK RIDGE (WATE) - A car hit a pedestrian in Oak Ridge on Monday evening, according to the Oak Ridge Police Department.

The accident happened on South Illinois Avenue near Badger Avenue in front of the Hampton Inn at 6:12 p.m.

Oak Ridge Police Chief James Akagi said the victim, Elaine Emerson, 41, of Oak Ridge, was struck by a car driven by Brandon Luke, 42, of Oak Ridge.

Emerson was taken to UT Medical Center for treatment, where she was listed in critical but stable condition.

Police said a reconstruction team is still investigating.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.

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