Amarillo man suffers life threatening injuries after being hit by vehicle

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on the Amarillo Boulevard.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night. Police officers on scene told Pronews 7 that a white Tahoe and another vehicle were driving alongside each other when the vehicle swerved into the Tahoe's lane. Officers say a man was standing in the street and was struck by the tahoe. He was rushed to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Right now, authorities do not know the man's identity or if charges will be filed.

Amarillo Police are asking for you to avoid the area as they continue their investigation and reroute traffic.