Man critically injured after being hit by car in south Austin


(KXAN/Tim Holcomb)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Wednesday night, Austin-Travis County EMS reported to crash at W. William Cannon Drive and Woodhue Drive in south Austin where a pedestrian was critically injured.

According to ATCEMS, a man in his 30s was transported to South Austin Medical Center with critical life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car.

(KXAN/Tim Holcomb)

In a briefing late Wednesday night, an Austin Police Department officer said that the pedestrian was wearing dark-colored clothing, which possibly led to the driver of the vehicle not seeing him. Police say the pedestrian was attempting to cross the road mid-block — not at a crosswalk — when he was hit.

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