Man hit by Jeep, injured while crossing highway in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police are investigating after a man was hit by an SUV on N.C. Highway 55 Saturday night.

According to police, a 53-year-old man was crossing N.C. 55 near N.C. Highway 54 east when he was hit by a Jeep Commander being driven by a 45-year-old man.

Police said the man was wearing dark clothing and was not walking in or near the designated crosswalk.

The pedestrian broke his leg and was transported to the hospital.

The driver was not injured and the investigation is ongoing.

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