Pedestrian Struck by Police Car on Highway

By Mila Mimica
|  Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013  |  Updated 7:26 PM EDT
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Pedestrian Struck by Police Car on Highway

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A 60-year-old man was struck by a police car while crossing Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Tuesday.

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A 60-year-old man crossing Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Tuesday was hospitalized when a police officer in a marked car struck him.

According to Fairfax County Police, the pedestrian stepped in front of the officer's car a "substantial distance" away from an intersection at approximately 2 p.m. The pedestrian was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, and the officer was not injured.

An investigation is ongoing.

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