Man hit by car overnight in critical condition

WISH Photo (Kevin Ratermann)
WISH Photo (Kevin Ratermann)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 21-year-old man was gravely injured Thursday morning when a car ran him over on the city’s northeast side.

Around 5:30 a.m. the man was in dark clothes walking in the road along North Mitthoeffer Road when a car came over the hill and hit him. The driver of the car said he didn’t see the man.

The pedestrian was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Health in critical condition.

Drugs and alcohol were not believed to be a factor in the crash, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials said. But the driver was taken in for a blood test as part of standard procedure.

There were no sidewalks in the area where the man was hit.

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