DETROIT (WWJ) – An 84-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle just moments after he was released from the hospital.
The accident happened around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of John R., between Mack Avenue and Canfield Street.READ MORE: Belle Isle Park Reopens Giant Slide Friday
The man had just left Harper University Hospital and was in the crosswalk across John R. when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The driver, a pregnant 26-year-old woman, immediately pulled over and called police.
The man, whose name was not released, was rushed to the hospital where he was last reported in critical condition.READ MORE: Woodward Dream Cruise Kicks Off This Weekend: What To Know
The woman appeared to be uninjured, but was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
Reports say street lights in the area were not turned on at the time, which might have contributed to the crash.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Retains Jurisdiction In Lawsuit Over Enbridge Pipeline
The incident remains under investigation.