Police identify man injured after being hit by car in Tyler
POSTED: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 9:27am
UPDATED: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 1:03pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — An East Texas man who was hit by a car Sunday morning is expected to survive, Tyler police tell KETK.
The accident happened just before 6:00 a.m., Sunday, at the intersection of Chandler Highway and Patton Lane in Tyler.
Police say Jorge Estrella Patino, 23, of Kilgore, was crossing Chandler Hwy. when a car struck him.
Patino was taken to a nearby hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.
The driver and passenger in the vehicle were not injured. A sobriety test was performed on the driver, but there were no signs of intoxication.
Police say the driver was not at fault.