News: 26-year-old pedestrian severely injured after being hit by car on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – A 26-year-old man suffered severe injuries after being hit by a driver on I-35 early Monday morning, reports the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision happened on I-35, north of Lady Bird Lake and near Festival Beach, at 12:18 a.m., when a 26-year-old pedestrian was struck by the 22-year-old driver of a black 2008 Acura.

The pedestrian sustained severe injuries in the crash. His identity was not immediately released.

The driver and her 22-year-old passenger were not reported as injured.

No further details are available at this time.

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