Pedestrian Hit On Highway 41 In Dalton On Saturday Afternoon

Saturday, December 28, 2013

A pedestrian was hit on Highway 41 in Dalton late Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened at 5:58 p.m. A Toyota Prius was driving northbound on Highway 41 near the Motel 6 at the intersection with Tibbs Road, when a pedestrian stepped out into the roadway in front of the car. The pedestrian was struck by the Prius.  

The driver of the Prius did stop and was interviewed by investigators with the Traffic Unit. The pedestrian was transported to Hamilton Medical Center with injuries that included leg injuries.  The last report from the hospital said the pedestrian's injuries are not considered life threatening.  

Officers have not been able to interview the pedestrian.

Northbound traffic on Highway 41 was closed after the incident and one northbound lane remained closed until shortly before 8 p.m.

No charges have been filed in this incident and it is still being investigated.

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