Pedestrian hit over the weekend upgraded to fair

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – A young man from Columbus has been upgraded to fair condition after being hit by a car in Phenix City over the weekend.

The driver, Cedric Wise of Phenix City, has been arrested in connection to the accident and charged with assault.

Police say Cordarrion Evans was walking along brickyard road when he was struck around 11 pm Saturday night.

The 23-year old was rushed to the Medical Center in Columbus, and later flown to Augusta for treatment.  The extent of his injury is unknown at this time.

The case is being investigated by the Phenix City Police Department.

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