TEMPE, Ariz. — A man is in critical condition after a car hit a scooter in Tempe, officials said.
Around 8 a.m. Wednesday, Tempe police and fire responded to the area near Baseline and Kyrene roads for a crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian.
According to authorities, an initial investigation revealed a man in his early 20s was operating a scooter and was struck by a car as he was crossing Baseline Road east of Kyrene Road near the railroad crossing.
Officials said the man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Tempe police said the driver of the car stayed at the scene and impairment is not a factor for the driver of the car. As for the man on the scooter, impairment is unknown at this time, officials said.
Police said the man is being classified as a pedestrian and he was not crossing at a designated crosswalk.
The investigation is ongoing.