Man struck while crossing highway

Published on Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:48 - Written by Staff reports

A man was struck while walking across Chandler Highway in Tyler on Sunday morning.

The accident happened at 5:45 a.m. in the 5400 block of Chandler Highway, according to the Tyler Police Department.

A white Cadillac Deville was traveling in the inside lane when it struck a man on foot.

According to the police department, a paramedic, who was on his way home, stopped to help the man who was seriously injured. He was taken to East Texas Medical Center.

The driver and passenger in the vehicle were uninjured. The driver did not show signs of intoxication during field sobriety tests, and no citations were issued.