Tyler Police Officers were dispatched early Sunday morning to the 5400 block of Chandler Highway in reference to a Pedestrian Traffic Accident.

Police say a paramedic on his way home stopped to administer medical attention.  Officers arrived on scene to find a white male had been struck by a white Cadillac Deville.

According to Police, the vehicle involved was traveling west on Chandler Highway in the inside lane when it struck 23-year-old Jorge Patino of Kilgore.  Patino was transported to East Texas Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver and passenger in the vehicle were not injured.  Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were performed on the driver and there were no signs of the driver being intoxicated.  There were no citations issued and the driver wasn’t found to be at fault for the accident.

Police say Patino is expected to survive.

 

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