Pedestrian Struck And Seriously Injured In Cleveland; Hit-And-Run Driver Caught

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured on Tuesday night in Cleveland.

Bradley County EMS was dispatched to a reported pedestrian struck at the intersection of 14th Street and Aurora Avenue at approximately 8 p.m. The 911 reports were that a black car had struck an adult male and fled the scene.

EMS responded one ambulance and a shift commander to the scene. During their response they visualized the suspect vehicle and reported its location to dispatch.

When responders arrived on the scene they found a 39-year-old man in serious condition lying in the roadway. It was determined that his condition would warrant treatment at a level 1 trauma center. A medical helicopter was requested to respond.  Erlanger's Lifeforce landed at the secure landing zone at Sky Ridge Medical Center.

The victim was stabilized by Bradley County EMS on the scene and transported emergency traffic to meet the helicopter. The male was loaded onto Lifeforce and flown to Erlanger in Chattanooga which is a level 1 trauma center.

A suspect vehicle was found and detained by the Cleveland Police Department.

At 8:40 p.m. an ambulance was dispatched to perform a checkup on the driver of the suspect vehicle. He was not transported.

The incident is being investigated by law enforcement.

Get Emailed Headlines From Chattanoogan.com; Like Us On Facebook, Twitter For Instant News

We send out headlines each day of the latest Chattanooga news. Our news headlines have links that take you to the stories with a click. We also send out special emails if there is a highly significant local news story breaking so you will be aware of it quickly. To be added to the email headline list, just email us at news@chattanoogan.com In addition, like us on Facebook ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ABSTON, ALICIA MICHELLE  534 CHERRY MILL LANE CATOOSA, 30755  Age at Arrest: 34 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- AMEY, MADELYN LANISE  518 LATTIMORE STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37406  Age at Arrest: 19 years old Arresting Agency: ... (click for more)

Dr. Livesay Should Step Down From Bryan College Leadership - And Response (3)

I am writing in response to the July 25th article, "Online Petition Seeks Removal of Bryan College President, Board Chair".  As a graduate of Bryan College (1984), I am saddened by the response of Dr. Stephen Livesay and the Board of Trustees regarding the online petition.  The purpose of the petition really has little to do with the school’s “clarification” of its ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘No Sir -- It Stays Here’

To any of the millions who have served the United States on the field of combat, the most hallowed and prized distinction is our nation’s Medal of Honor. It is never given, it is always earned before it is ever awarded.  At least that’s the way it was up until a sun-splashed Wednesday three weeks ago in Vicenza, Italy. There is an Army base there that houses the 173 rd Airborne ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Team Wins 17U Division I AAU National Championship

Team NLP(TN) from Chattanooga won the 17U Division I AAU National Championship on Sunday with a 61-56 victory over the Miami Runnin' Rebels. The game was televised on ESPN. Team NLP(TN) program is coached by Brainerd High School Assistant Coach, Steve Cook Jr (Chattanooga Christian High School graduate), while E'Jay Ward (Brainerd High School graduate) serves as his assistant ... (click for more)

SEC Annouces Television Schedule For First Three Weeks Of 2017 Season

The SEC Office on Tuesday announced the start times for games on the SEC Network during the first three weeks of the 2017 season.   The SEC Network Saturday schedule opens with three games on September 2 .  The Network will air six games on the second week of the season and five games in Week 3.  The first Conference matchup of the year on the ... (click for more)