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69-Year-Old Man Critically Injured After Being Struck By Minivan In Bellevue

69-Year-Old Man Critically Injured After Being Struck By Minivan In Bellevue

CREATED Jun 3, 2014

BELLEVUE, Tenn. – A 69-year-old man was critically injured after he was struck by a minivan as he tried to cross a busy street in Bellevue on Monday evening.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said Patrick Nelson, Jr. was attempting to cross Old Hickory Boulevard when he was struck by a Nissan Quest minivan that had turned left out of Kroger just before 6:30 p.m.

Nelson was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was said to be in critical condition Tuesday. 

Police said Nelson was trying to get from his apartment at Iroquois Apartments to the grocery store across the street, but did not use the crosswalk that was approximately 400 feet away from where he was struck.

It was unknown why the driver of the minivan, identified as 68-year-old Rose Carroll, did not see Nelson as he tried to cross the street. Police said she did not show signs of impairment.

No charges have been placed as police continue to investigate.