Car vs. pedestrian, man sent to the hospital

Car vs. pedestrian, man sent to the hospital

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - An Amarillo man is sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon with life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car.

Amarillo Police say the 53-year-old man was walking in a crosswalk into oncoming traffic. As a result, he was hit by a car that had the right of way.

The man was taken to a local hospital and the driver and passenger were not injured. This intersection was blocked off for a few hours as crews cleared the scene.

The accident is being investigated by the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit.

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