Pedestrian struck by two vehicles on Rangeline

Cpl Tim Hudson of Joplin Police Dept tells us the male was not in a crosswalk

JOPLIN, Mo. — About 5:30 p.m. reports of a pedestrian struck on South Rangeline and 7th alerted Jopin E-911 Dispatch.

Joplin Police, Joplin Fire, METS ambulance and METRO 1 responded.

On scene we learn from Cpl Tim Hudson that am adult male was struck in the southbound lanes of Rangeline, just south of 7th.

He tells us the male was struck by one car throwing him into the air and then the second vehicle ran over him.

Cpl Hudson says the male was not in a crosswalk.

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METS ambulance rushed the man Priority One to an area hospital. His condition is unknown.

The intersection was cleared to all traffic shortly after 6 p.m.

The drivers were not cited and there were no arrests. The two vehicles were driven from the scene.

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