Pedestrian hit by car in Jefferson City
JEFFERSON CITY — A man is in serious condition Sunday after he was hit by a car near the intersection of Missouri Boulevard and US 50/63.
55-year-old Kenyon Reed was found bleeding from the head on the roadway upon arrival.
The Jefferson City Police Department said the communications center received calls of a pedestrian being struck around 2:40 p.m. The department said 9-1-1 callers indicated a pedestrian was struck and looked to have serious injuries.
The department said Reed was immediately taken to a local hospital and then transferred to University Hospital in Columbia.
According to the department, witnesses indicated a Chevrolet passenger car was eastbound on US 50/63 at Missouri Boulevard facing a green traffic signal when Reed stepped into the roadway and was struck.
The department said the driver of the Chevrolet was not injured and was not wearing a seatbelt. Three children were also in the car at the time of the incident not in required restraint devices.
Jefferson City Police and Fire Department personnel all responded to the scene, along with Cole County EMS.
Officers from The Jefferson City Police Department Traffic Unit were called to the scene to investigate and the investigation is ongoing.