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Pedestrians Injured After Being Struck by Truck in Midtown Detroit

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DETROIT, Mich. -- Three pedestrians were hit and injured by a pickup truck on June 8 in Midtown Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press.Detroit pedestrian accident lawyers

Officer Dan Donakowski, Detroit police spokesman, told DFP the pedestrians were looking at a Tesla parked on Canfield between Second and Cass at around 5:20 pm when they were struck.

One of the victims, a 73-year-old man, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Two others were listed in temporary serious condition.

The truck also hit a fourth person, but hospitalization was not necessary.

Police are conducting an investigation to determine if the truck driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash.

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