Driver Arrested After Striking Pedestrian

Police have taken a driver into custody after witnesses say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Cape Girardeau just before midnight on Friday, May 10, 2019. fficials said they located a vehicle that may have been involved and arrested the driver. Identities and charges have not been given at this time because the prosecutor hasn’t filed charges. The accident took place near the Southeast campus multiple emergency crews were on the scene. Police say, a man was crossing the street in the 300 block of N. Pacific when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound. The man was unconscious when police arrived, however regained consciousness after being treated by emergency personnel. The victim was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital with possible serious injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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