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Man hit by car in NW Jax

Pedestrian recovering from life-threatening injuries.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is in the hospital recovering from life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the accident happened just before 11:30 p.m., Wednesday on Moncrief Road in Northwest Jacksonville. JSO says the man was not walking in a crosswalk and the car did stop at the scene.

"It's tragic obviously. It's a tragic situation. Once we determine what that cause was, hopefully we'll be able to prevent it in the future," said Sgt. Gregg Mattson.

JSO will be interviewing other witnesses as the investigation continues.