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Posted on: April 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Man in critical condition following pedestrian accident

The Midland Police Department is investigating a pedestrian accident that left a man in critical condition late Monday night.

Midland Police and Fire Departments responded to the accident at approximately 11:27 p.m. at the intersection of Wadley Avenue and Midland Drive, where a man was found in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle. The victim was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital in critical condition and was later airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock.

The investigation revealed that the victim was crossing Wadley Avenue on the west side of the intersection when he was struck by a Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling eastbound on Wadley Avenue. The female driver of the Volkswagen Jetta was faced with a green light, although it's not known at this time whether the victim was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident.

The accident is not a hit and run as the driver and vehicle remained at the scene. No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation.


Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Bustilloz

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