Pedestrian seriously injured in possible hit-and-run on East Riverside Drive, police say


Someone driving a car hit and seriously injured a pedestrian on East Riverside Drive on Friday evening, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said.

Medics responded at 5:41 p.m. to East Riverside, about a block west of South Pleasant Valley Road. The injuries of the pedestrian — a man estimated to be in his 40s — are serious but not expected to be life-threatening, EMS officials said. 

The incident was possibly a hit-and-run, police said. One person in the vehicle stayed at the scene, but two others in the vehicle got out and ran, then later returned, police said. Detectives at the scene are determining what happened.


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