Young man injured when struck by car on Michigan Avenue

A 19-year-old was injured after he was struck by a car while walking on Michigan Avenue with a friend.

According to police in the area, the accident occurred at 3:30 a.m. when the two men were walking down the roadway and the male that was nearest the roadway was struck and seriously injured by a westbound vehicle.

The man was then transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. Neither the other pedestrian nor the driver of the vehicle were injured. Police are still investigating the accident and are asking any witnesses to come forward.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury to all involved. Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.