Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are looking for the driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that left a pedestrian seriously injured.

Police say the man was crossing Tates Creek Road at Laredo Drive around 5:44 p.m., when he was hit by a vehicle.  Police say the driver did not stop.

Investigators say the man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.  His name wasn’t released.

All outbound lanes of Tates Creek Road were shut down for one-hour, which snarled rush hour traffic.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to contact Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.

 

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