Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Cleveland TN

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Cleveland TN

August 13th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A pedestrian is in serious condition after being struck in a hit-and-run in Cleveland last night, according to a news release from Bradley County EMS.

It happened at the intersection of 14th St. and Aurora Ave. at approximately 8 p.m.

A black car reportedly struck a 39-year-old man and fled, the release said.

Responders found the man lying in the roadway. He was flown to Erlanger hospital, according to the release.

A suspect vehicle was found and detained by the Cleveland Police Department.

The incident remains under investigation.

Stay with the Times Free Press for more details as they develop.