Bristol, Tenn. Police looking for hit-and-run-driver

POSTED: 7:49 PM Sep 03 2013   UPDATED: 5:41 PM Sep 03 2013

Bristol, Tennessee Police say they are looking for a hit-and-run driver.

The accident happened Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of Old Thomas Bridge Rd. 

Police said the pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lane. According to witnesses, a westbound vehicle crossed the center line and struck the pedestrian. 

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center by a medical helicopter. 

The driver of the vehicle did not stop, according to officers.

Anyone with information should call the police department at 423.989.5600, 423.764.TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@bristoltn.org.