Elderly Man Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Pickup
An elderly man was injured after being struck by a vehicle, according to a January 19 article by CBS Austin.
The incident happened around 11:00 PM, in the 4700 block of Burleson Road. According to police, he was crossing the street in the dark and outside a crosswalk. Because of this, a Ford pickup driver didn’t see the man and crashed into him at around 45 mph. The victim was sent to the hospital with major injuries.
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