Man hit by car, badly hurt in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A man was badly injured Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car on North First Street. The crash happened around 12:30 near 'E' Street.

Police said the 54-year-old man was clinging for life after he was hit. He was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

People inside the car said it appeared the man intentionally jumped into traffic.

Officials said there was no crosswalk where the man stepped into the street.

The driver of the car was not cited. Police said drugs and alcohol were not involved.

The investigation is ongoing.