Man hit by SUV sustains life-threatening injuries


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One man is at the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash on the Southside Tuesday evening.

Witnesses said a man ran out onto Old Baymeadows Road near the Deerfield Village Shopping Center around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday right before he was hit by an SUV. He was taken to UF Health with life-threatening injuries, according the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Deputies told News4Jax the man was not in a crosswalk. The driver of the SUV is cooperating and will not be charged, deputies said.

Old Baymeadows Road was expected to be closed for several hours while the investigation continued.

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