Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested After Striking Pedestrian


UPDATED: Sunday July 20, 2014 9:21 AM

A man trying to run across the street was hit by a suspected drunk driver.

It happened at First Avenue and High Street in the Short North neighborhood near downtown Columbus, around 2:00 a.m. Sunday.

Police told 10TV a vehicle driving southbound struck the victim, and sent him flying into the air. A second vehicle driving northbound struck him a second time.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition but he has since improved. The first driver is facing an OVI charge.

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