ABILENE, Texas — UPDATE (July 28): Two people are still in the hospital Wednesday after a multi-vehicle crash involving several vehicles and a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened at mile marker 284 on Interstate 20. According to the Abilene Police Department, the pedestrian, Kevin Ryan Day, 19, walked into a lane of traffic on the interstate and was hit by a pickup truck heading west. This caused a chain reaction where three other vehicles collided with each other.
The driver of the Dodge pickup truck that clipped Day, Juan Rodriguez, was taken to the hospital with severe injuries. He is listed in critical condition.
The driver of another Dodge pickup truck, Adison Noah Herd, was treated and released Tuesday. The driver of a third Dodge pickup truck, Bradley Neil, and the driver of a Ford Escape, Martita Figueroa, were not transported to the hospital
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, and all occupants were wearing seatbelts, the APD said. No citations have been issued and the investigation is ongoing.
ORIGINAL STORY: A 19-year-old pedestrian was injured after he was hit by a vehicle because he walked into one of the Interstate 20 lanes, according to the Abilene Police Department. The incident, which happened at 1:22 p.m. Tuesday at mile marker 284, caused several other vehicles to crash into each other.
The man's injuries were a severely broken leg and other trauma, the department said in a release. He was eventually transported by ambulance to the hospital.
The driver of a Dodge pickup truck was also transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, but has since been released.
The APD said no citations have been issued and the department does not have the names of anyone involved in the incident.