SUV hits pedestrian

SUV hits pedestrian in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man is fighting for his life after an SUV struck him in north Shreveport Tuesday night.

It happened at 9:33 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Market Street near the Aero Drive intersection, according to SPD spokeswoman Angie Willhite.

Police say they initially got a call about a man, who was only wearing black shorts, standing in the street. They then got a follow-up call that the man had been hit by an SUV.

The driver of the SUV was detained and taken in for testing, according to Willhite.

The victim was taken to a Shreveport hospital with life-threatening injuries in what police described as extremely critical condition.

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