Last night a pedestrian was struck by a van near Amarillo Boulevard.

An Amarillo police officer was on patrol on Amarillo Boulevard between Hayes and Garfield around 9pm last night when he came upon the scene of a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident.

A black male, 57 had walked into the street and out in front of a 2001 Plymouth Voyager van.  He was struck and seriously injured.  The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.  The driver of the van was not injured.

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo police department.


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