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CCPD: Man in critical condition following pedestrian car accident

Posted at 3:39 AM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 04:52:48-05

A Corpus Christi man is in critical condition after an overnight pedestrian car accident.

The incident happened around 11:30 last night near the intersection of Laredo and 17th street next to the Cross Town expressway

Police say a man was standing along the roadway yelling at somebody on the other side of the street before he stepped into on coming traffic and was run over by a pickup truck.

The driver of that truck took off but did eventually call the police to turn himself in.
because he initially fled the scene he could be facing felony charges.

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim.
He is currently in critical condition.

Man in critical condition after being run over by a truck