Pedestrian hit by car in south Nashville

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after he was hit by a car in south Nashville early Sunday morning.

It happened on Murfreesboro Road near Edge O Lake Drive around 3 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was crossing the road when he was hit. The driver, who was traveling outbound, turned around and came back to the scene after striking the pedestrian, administered aid and called 911.

A witness to the crash corroborated the driver’s story to police and the driver is not expected to be charged.

The victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is expected to survive.

Portions of the roadway were blocked while investigators processed the scene.

No additional information was immediately released.