Pedestrian struck on Sawgrass Expressway
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (WSVN) -- A man was hit by a tractor trailer when he attempted to walk across the Sawgrass Expressway after he was involved in a collision with another vehicle, Friday afternoon.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, two vehicles collided on the Sawgrass Expressway just north of Sample Road, shortly before 1 p.m. One driver pulled over to the right shoulder of the highway and the other pulled over to the median, according to police.
When one of the drivers attempted to cross the road, to get to the other car, he was struck by a tractor trailer. Witnesses said, the vehicle did not stop.
Officials said the truck has a white cab with a white full-sized trailer and is believed to have right front-end damage. It should also be missing the right, front lower mirror.
The victim was airlifted in critical condition to Broward Health North.
If you have any information on this hit-and-run, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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