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April 16, 2014

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Man struck by vehicle while crossing street

Accident

A pedestrian was critically injured this evening after he was hit by a car in front of a green traffic light.

The man, 50, was crossing the street at Boulder Highway and Russell Road shortly before 5 p.m. when he was hit by a blue BMW, Metro Police Lt. John Liberty said. The BMW was driving through a green light, and the pedestrian failed to yield to the motorist’s right of way.

Liberty said the pedestrian was rushed to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the BMW remained at the crash site.

Traffic has been blocked off at the intersection while investigators examine the area.

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