Pedestrian in critical condition after collision in Clinton Township

Neither drugs, alcohol nor speed were a factor in the crash, police say

A man was critically injured when in a collision in Clinton Township, Dec. 19, 2020.
A man was critically injured when in a collision in Clinton Township, Dec. 19, 2020. (WDIV)

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 52-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup truck as he was crossing the street near the intersection of Cottrell and Harper avenues, just east of I-94, Saturday.

According to authorities, the collision happened just before 5:30 p.m. when the pickup truck turned from northbound Harper Avenue onto eastbound Cottrell Avenue, where the man was walking in the crosswalk. Police said the man struck his head and suffered a head injury.

Police said the driver, a 53-year-old man from Clinton Township, immediately stopped and rendered aid.

The investigation is ongoing.

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