Pedestrian hit by car after running into street

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police investigated a serious-injury crash involving a pedestrian Friday night.

Officers said a pedestrian ran into the roadway, and in turn, was hit by the car. That pedestrian is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

It happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Nevada Street and Las Vegas Street south of downtown Colorado Springs. Southbound Nevada was closed at the intersection of Mill Street for about four hours during the investigation.

The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with police.

If anyone was a witness to the crash or has any information that may help with the investigation, call police at 719-444-7000.