Pedestrian hit by car in Akron, taken to hospital

AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Police Department is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian early Wednesday morning.

It happened on Triplett Boulevard near Lansing Street shortly before 5 a.m.

Akron police said a man was crossing the street when he was hit by a car. The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Akron Police Department.