ID=3292427A Knoxville man was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car while mowing along the road.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Jonathan Rines is being treated at UT Medical Center.

Rines was mowing along Old Glory Road when he was hit by a pick-up truck. He was partially on the roadway, and because of traffic the driver couldn't avoid him.

He was flown by LifeStar to the hospital.