Pedestrian hit by taxi in Downtown Knoxville

Woman injured crossing street, according to Knoxville Police Department.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville Police Department said a woman was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center after she was hit by a taxi.

The accident happened Tuesday night. The woman was crossing 5th Street near Central Avenue and walked in front of a taxi van, according to police.

Officers said the woman is expected to recover after the accident. Police said no charges have been filed at this time.

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