JSO: Man struck by car while crossing street

Injuries are said to be life-threatening


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said it happened at about 9:00 p.m. on Saturday. A man who police said was in his 20's was crossing near the intersection of Monument Road and Cobblestone Parkway.

Police said he was not using the crosswalk.

Southbound lanes of Monument Road were closed while police investigated. Traffic was diverted into a nearby neighborhood as an alternate route.

The man's identity has not been released.