Man critically injured while running across I-30

Posted Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013  Print Reprints

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A man was critically injured Thursday afternoon when he was hit by a vehicle as he ran across Interstate 30, authorities said.

The pedestrian, who was not immediately identified, suffered head injuries and was taken by helicopter ambulance to a local hospital.

The incident occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. in the 8600 block of the westbound lanes near Cooks Lane.

The driver stopped, police said.

Fort Worth police closed the westbound lanes of the freeway for more than an hour as authorities investigated.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763 Twitter: @mingoramirezjr

8600 block of Interstate 30, Fort Worth, TX
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