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Man in critical after hit by vehicle on I-64, police searching for driver

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I-64 where the pedestrian was hit by the vehicle. (Source: TRIMARC) I-64 where the pedestrian was hit by the vehicle. (Source: TRIMARC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man was taken to an area hospital with life threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 64 Thursday, according to police.

According to Louisville Metro police, around 9:30 p.m. the man was standing beside his stopped Ford F150 on westbound I-64, near the 9th Street Exit, attempting to put gas in the truck when he was hit by a driver in a newer model gray Kia Sorrento who fled the scene.

The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital.

Police said the Kia suffered minor damage to the right side of the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the Sorrento or the collision is asked to call the LMPD Crimetip Hotline at (502) 574-LMPD (5673). 

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