NO CHARGES FILED Pedestrian Struck In Nitro Remains In Critical Condition
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 5, 2012 11:51 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 7, 2012 9:46 AM EDT
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Police say no charges will be filed against the driver who struck a pedestrian who is now in intensive care at Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital.
Leonard Simpson was in critical condition Friday at the hospital, Nitro Patrolman Ray Blake said. The incident happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 39th Street and Route 25 in Nitro. Simpson walked out into Route 25 at 39th Street and was struck by a passing vehicle, Blake said.
The driver, whose name has not been released, stopped and remained at the scene with Simpson.
A man was rushed to the hospital after he was hit by a pickup truck in Nitro.
The accident happened at the intersection of 39th Street and Route 25 about 11 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say the man walked out in front of the truck.
The victim was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. His name has not been released.
The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.
Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for the latest on this developing story.
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