65-year-old seriously hurt after being hit by a car crossing a Pasco street

A 65-year-old man was seriously hurt after a car hit him as he tried crossing Clark Street.

The man was in the middle of a block and not in a crosswalk when a sedan hit him about 2 p.m. Thursday, said Pasco Sgt. Scott Warren.

The collision left him with substantial, but not life-threatening injuries, Warren said. The nearest intersection was at Fifth Avenue.

The man was taken to a local hospital.

The driver, who was an 80-year-old man, wasn’t cited.

No names were released.

Cameron Probert covers breaking news and education for the Tri-City Herald, where he tries to answer readers’ questions about why police officers and firefighters are in your neighborhood. He studied communications at Washington State University.