Elderly man in critical condition after being hit while crossing street

(Live 5/File)
Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 10:54 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 10, 2022 at 10:04 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - An elderly man is in critical condition after being hit while crossing the street Saturday evening.

Lincoln Police officers responded to the intersection of 15th and South Streets just after 5:30 p.m. on a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian.

LPD said a maroon Chevy Equinox hit an 83-year-old man as he was crossing the street in the crosswalk.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police said his injuries are potentially life threatening.

The driver remained on scene and talked with officers after the incident. No citations have been issued. LPD said they don’t believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

This incident is still under investigation.

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