61-year-old hit by teen driver, transported...

Posted at 8:10 AM, Feb 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-05 13:33:41-05

Thursday night around 9:20 p.m., Meridian Police were dispatched to a car vs. pedestrian crash.

Upon arrival police discovered a  61-year-old man in the westbound driving lane of E. Ustick Road - approximately 400 feet of the intersection with N. Meridian Road. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

So far, police know the pedestrian was struck by a 1998 Jeep Cherokee driven by a sixteen 16-year-old male. Police believe the pedestrian, wearing dark clothing, entered the roadway outside of a crosswalk. They do believe alcohol was involved. No charges or citations have been issued at this time.

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the reconstruction of the collision.