Tyler police on scene of accident involving a legally blind pedestrian

A legally blind man is fighting for his life tonight after walking out in traffic and being hit.

TYLER - Tyler police are working a crash involving an automobile and pedestrian. 

The wreck happened in the 1500 block of West Front Street. 

According to Sgt. Adam Colby, a legally blind man walked into traffic, crossing the road. The pedestrian was hit by a truck around 6:15 p.m.

He was transported to ETMC for life threatening injuries. 

The driver will not be charged. 


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