Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Nampa

November 6, 2013 

— A man was seriously injured Tuesday night when he was struck by a car while running across 11th Avenue in Nampa.

The pedestrian, a 66-year-old Caldwell man, was jaywalking when he was hit, according to Nampa Police. He was less than 50 feet from a marked and lighted pedestrian crossing.

Police say the driver of one car spotted the man and was able to stop, but a second vehicle was unable to stop in time and crashed into the man.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Neither he nor the driver who struck the man, a 33-year-old man from Boise, has been cited.

Police say the wreck is still under investigation.


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