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Pedestrian hit on I-24 after jumping out of an ambulance into traffic Sunday

From Local 3 News: Chattanooga Police say a 50-year-old man was struck on I-24 this afternoon.


Officers were advised just before 2 p.m. Sunday of a man who’d been hit by a vehicle while attempting to run across Interstate 24 near the Rossville Blvd exit.


CPD says the man was being transported to a local hospital by ambulance when he suddenly jumped from the ambulance and ran into traffic.


Life-saving measures were taken at the scene and he was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.