Pedestrian Hit, Injured In Clarksville

Posted at 3:48 PM, Dec 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-05 16:48:20-05

Authorities confirmed a pedestrian was hit and injured in a crash in Montgomery County.

Officials said the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Saturday on the Highway 43A South Bypass, also known as Ashland City Road, near Queen’s Bluff Way.

According to witnesses, the 30-year-old white male had been running through traffic and caused a wreck when a driver had to swerve to miss him.

Not long after that crash, the man was hit by a tan Ford Explorer down the street.

Witnesses confirmed the man had been acting erratically and running toward vehicles.

The pedestrian was conscious and breathing. He was taken by Life-Flight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His condition was unknown.

Authorities said alcohol appeared to be a contributing factor.