COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A 68-year-old man remains in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Brown Avenue Thursday afternoon.
Columbus police were called to the 700 block of Brown Avenue around 4:57 p.m. responding to a wreck near Amos Street involving a pedestrian.
According to a police report, the 29-year-old driver traveling south struck the pedestrian when he swerved to the right to avoid hitting a stopped car ahead.
That's when the 68-year-old was struck by the vehicle. We're told the man was kneeling down working on a water meter at the time of the accident.