A man was hit crossing the street Saturday in Old Colorado City. KKTV photo.

A man who tried to cross in the middle of the road was critically injured Saturday morning in west Colorado Springs.

The man tried to cross near the 2500 block of West Colorado Avenue, police reported, when a driver hit him. According to police, he was not using a crosswalk and sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and neither speed nor alcohol appear to be factors in the crash, police said. 

West Colorado Avenue was closed for the investigation until about 7:30 a.m.



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