Pedestrian hit by car succumbs to injuries

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News 

UPDATE:  Pedestrian that was hit by a vehicle on January 11th, has died. 

Millard Wells, 54 year old, was crossing the street outside of the crosswalk when a vehicle hit him. 

Driver tried to brake to avoid Wells.  The driver wasn’t charged.

The 54-year-old man hit by a car near 27th and Capitol Parkway Thursday morning is in stable condition. 

The man was walking southbound, outside of the crosswalk, when a westbound vehicle hit him. 

Police say he was transported with life threatening injuries, underwent surgery and is now stable.

The driver of the car, a 2011 Honda Civic told officials he braked, but couldn’t stop in time. Officer Angela Sands says he didn’t break any laws. 

The victim, could face a ticket for not walking in the crosswalk.