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Older man struck by vehicle on city's southside

Everhart and Saratoga crash
Posted at 7:56 PM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 20:56:43-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 66-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was struck by a car.

The crash happened near the Everhart and Saratoga Boulevard intersection around 7 p.m.

According to police, the man was trying to cross Saratoga Blvd. when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the car told police he didn't see the man trying to cross the road.

Police said the 66-year-old man was transported to the Bay Area hospital.

Investigators said the driver of the car stopped and helped the man. He won't face charges according to police.

They added the pedestrian will be at fault for the crash since he was not in the crosswalk while he was struck.

The 66-year old man's condition is not known.