Pedestrian Hit, Major Injuries, Traffic Stopped on Hwy 36
A pedestrian was hit and has major injuries following an accident on Hwy 36 in the Hydesville area. Hwy 36 is completely blocked. Eastbound traffic is being stopped on Hwy 36 at Riverbar Road and westbound again on A Street. The block will likely last until around 6:30 p.m., according to scanner traffic.
“Critical injuries on the victim who has been struck by the vehicle,” reports emergency personnel at the scene at 6:15 p.m.
The driver of the vehicle is on scene, according to scanner traffic.
UPDATE 6:31 p.m.: Ambulance left the scene with a male victim “unconscious and unresponsive.”
UPDATE 6:54 p.m.: Hwy 36 opening.