Car Strikes Pedestrian On Steele Creek Rd

CHARLOTTE, NC– Police responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Steele Creek Road near the intersection of South Tryon St.

Officers located a pedestrian lying in the roadway when arriving to the scene, they say the driver of a Toyota Highlander was driving through the intersection and struck the pedestrian who was apparently running across the street.

Medics transported the pedestrian identified as, Jorge Chirinos, 30, to CMC with life threatening injuries.

Speed was reportedly not a factor in the accident.