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FD: Car catches fire after hitting pedestrian, median near Loop 202 and Scottsdale Road

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Posted at 6:02 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 21:32:40-04

TEMPE, AZ — A man has been hospitalized after being struck by a car near Scottsdale Road just north of the Loop-202.

Tempe police say a Ford Mustang exited the Loop 202 on Scottsdale Road, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a median, where the pedestrian was standing. Once the vehicle came to a stop, it caught fire.

Officials say impairment is believed to be a factor in this collision.

The two passengers in the car suffered minor burn injuries. Meanwhile the pedestrian was transported to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say impairment is believed to be a factor in this collision.