KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A pedestrian was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in North Knoxville Monday night.
Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a crash on Broadway Road near Woodrow Drive at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday, where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian, a 49-year-old male, was transported to the UT Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian attempted to cross Broadway at Woodrow not using the crosswalk and against the light. Neither alcohol or speed appeared to be a contributing factor for the driver that struck the pedestrian.
The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided as they become available.
WATE 6 On Your Side is working to learn more and will update as additional details are made available.