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Jaywalker hit by car on Billings Central Ave. Sunday

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Posted at 7:35 PM, Jan 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-19 21:35:00-05

BILLINGS — A 49-year-old Billings man will be cited with jaywalking after he walked into the eastbound lanes of Central Avenue in Billings around 6 p.m. Sunday night and was struck by a passing car, according to Billings Police Sergeant Brett Becker.

The man was mostly struck by the drivers mirror, Becker said.

He was transported to a Billings hospital as a precaution, Becker said

The person who hit him was a 15-year-old girl from Billings who had her full drivers license. She was traveling eastbound on Central Avenue near the intersection of Florine Lane in the right-hand lane.

Billings Police closed the eastbound lanes of Central Avenue for about a half hour while first responders cleared the scene