Pedestrian hit by car after walking into traffic
Update: Saturday 4 p.m.:
(WBIR - Knoxville) A release from KPD states the pedestrian hit by a car Saturday afternoon is expected to live.
The investigation is ongoing and names have yet to be released.
The release said the driver is not being charged with anything at this time.
(WBIR-Knoxville) Southbound traffic on Broadway under the I-40 overpass near KARM was blocked Saturday morning after a pedestrian was hit by a car.
A driver slammed into the man after he walked out into the road around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. He flipped in the air and landed on the road.
Rescue crews took the man to the hospital. The extent of his injuries was unclear.
Southbound traffic will be blocked for an unknown time while officers investigate the accident.