Victim has life-threatening injuries after being hit by car

By Betty Simpson |

Published 08/04 2014 04:16PM

Updated 08/05 2014 11:08AM

DECATUR -- An accident involving a car and pedestrian is under investigation. It happened Sunday night, about 9 pm, at Wood and Edward.

A 67-year old victim was walking home from the Decatur Celebration with family members. The person was hit by a car driven by a 31-year old Neoga resident. The victim was life-flighted to Carle Hospital, in Urbana, with life-threatening injuries.

The Decatur Police Department Fatal Accident Investigation Team (FAIT) was called to the scene. Authorities say driver impairment is not a factor.

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