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July 25, 2016

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3 in critical condition after out-of-control car hits them on sidewalk

Car strikes pedestrians

Three men were struck by a car Saturday while they were standing on the sidewalk of Veterans Memorial Drive near Washington Avenue.

Metro Police officials said a man driving north on Veterans Memorial Drive lost control of his car as the road began to bend. He swerved onto the sidewalk and struck the men. Police were alerted to the crash at 11:46 a.m.

Officials said the victims were taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.

The driver, who was not injured, was tested to determine whether he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Metro Police are investigating the crash.

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