Police: Man hit, seriously injured while crossing Emerson Street


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man has serious injuries after he was hit by a car in the Spring Park neighborhood Monday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

The man was walking across Emerson Street, just south of Beach Boulevard, about 8 p.m. when he was struck by a car traveling southbound, said JSO Sgt. Frederick Dash. 

He was taken to UF Health with life-threatening injuries.

Dash said the driver stopped and is cooperating with police. 

All lanes of Emerson Street were shut down until just before midnight as Traffic Homicide Detectives investigated.