Pedestrian hit in North Knoxville, expected to be okay

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in North Knoxville on Wednesday evening.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. in the 4400 block of North Broadway.

Knoxville police say the pedestrian was trying to cross the street on a motorized scooter in front of Dollar Tree.

The victim didn’t check to see if any cars were coming when crossing into the left lane and drove right into the path of a car that didn’t see him coming, officers said.

The pedestrian was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center and is expected to be okay, according to police.

 

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