Metro-East News

Metro-east man hospitalized after being struck by car

A man was hospitalized early Tuesday after being hit by a car in Wood River.

According to police reports, the man was struck at about 2:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Haller Street.

When emergency workers arrived, they found the victim conscious and alert. He was transported to a local hospital, but as of early Tuesday morning, there was no other information available about his condition.

Police said the motorist who struck the man remained at the scene and talked with officers. They did not say if any charges are expected in relation to the incident.

The case is still under investigation, and there was no explanation of exactly what was happening when the pedestrian was struck.