Two pedestrians struck by vehicles Friday

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Two pedestrians were struck by vehicles on Friday, police said. The first happened early Friday morning, and the second happened Friday afternoon.

A vehicle struck a pedestrian early Friday morning, and the Chattanooga Police Department found the man suffering from life-threatening injuries.

A 38-year-old man was hit by a vehicle at 1900 Market Street in the southside of Chattanooga. The incident occurred just before 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

First responders took the man to a local hospital. However, the man’s current condition has not been revealed.

Police said no charges have been filed yet.

CPD is investigating this incident.

In the second incident, a vehicle struck a pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, CPD said. They are still trying to gather a vehicle description.

Police said this happened around 3:15 p.m. at 1419 Greenwood Road.

When police arrived, the pedestrian had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police gave the victim first aid before medical personnel arrived. The victim was taken to a medical facility for treatment, according to CPD.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information on either incident call 423-698-2525, or submit a tip through the Atlas One App.

As always, you may remain anonymous. According to police, no information is too small or insignificant.


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