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Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car in Hamilton County

TPD investigating pedestrian involved crash on East Park Avenue, Meeting Street Drive
Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 11:18:33-05

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car on County Road 249 Friday morning.

Troopers say the crash happened near the intersection of the County Road 249 and Southwest Robin Avenue around 6 a.m.

A Buick Enclave was traveling east on CR 249, and the pedestrian was walking the same direction, ahead of the car. FHP says the front right of the car hit the pedestrian. The pedestrian ended up in the south ditch line, and the driver was able to stop the car.

The pedestrian is in critical condition at Shands Hospital, according to FHP. They have not been identified at this time.