KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle around 12:15 PM Tuesday on Henley Street at Clinch Avenue.
Witnesses say the unidentified man ran out into the southbound lanes while trying to dodge traffic.
Police say he was hit by 27-year-old Kristy Florida. He went up onto her windshield before falling to the ground.
He was taken to U.T. Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.
Officers say Florida will not be charged.
They say the area is clearly marked telling walkers not to cross the street.
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