Pedestrian hit while attempting to cross University Drive

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Paramedics rushed a man to Huntsville Hospital after he was struck by a car while trying to cross University Drive in Huntsville.

It happened around 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday near the Glacier Street intersection.

Police say the driver of the car was traveling east on University Drive at the time.

The victim is believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

University Drive was closed for a time in that area but is now back open.