Amarillo Police: Alcohol Consumption Factor in Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

On Friday night, Amarillo responded to a motor vehicle hitting a pedestrian at SW 3rd and Adams. 

Officials say a man entered the roadway not at a crosswalk, and was struck by a 2012 Honda SUV. The pedestrian was taken to local area hospital with life threatening injuries.  

The driver and passenger in the SUV were not injured.

Officials with Amarillo Police say alcohol consumption by the driver is a factor in this crash. 

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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