Pedestrian hit by car near Alvernon and Speedway - Tucson News Now

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Pedestrian hit by car near Alvernon and Speedway

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, closing southbound Alvernon from Fairmount to Speedway, according to Tucson Police Department Spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan. 

The call came in at 7:48 p.m. Wednesday about a man being hit by a vehicle.  

According to TPD, the man was crossing east to west in an 'implied crosswalk' when he was hit by the vehicle, which was traveling southbound. 

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  

The driver remained at the scene, and showed no signs of impairment. 

Drivers are advised to avoid the area, use an alternate route if possible. 

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