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Police: Alcohol may have impaired pedestrian who was hit by car

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Sep 23 2013 12:13:49 PM CDT
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CHICO, Calif. -

Chico Police are investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in which police said the pedestrian was impaired by alcohol.

The victim suffered major injuries, but is expected to survive.  The collision happened around 10 p.m. Sunday at Pine Street and East 7th Street.

Police said a BMW was southbound on Pine Street, and the pedestrian ran across the street.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the collision for the pedestrian.  Witnesses are asked to call Chico Police at 897-4900.