Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Derwent Park Crash

A 38-year-old Glenorchy man sustained serious injuries from being struck by a vehicle on Brooker Highway, Derwent Park, around 3.10pm yesterday.

Initial enquiries indicate that the man had attempted to cross the Brooker Highway – south of the traffic lights at the intersection with Derwent Park Road – in heavy traffic conditions.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for mandatory blood testing.

Anyone with information about the crash – who hasn’t already spoken to police – is asked to contact police on 131 444.

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