Pedestrian struck on the Highland Strip

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — MPD detectives are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian on the Highland Strip near the University of Memphis.

Police say a pedestrian walked into the street and was struck around 2 a.m. Friday outside Newby’s on South Highland St. near Southern Ave.

The pedestrian was taken to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition, but is now expected to be okay.

The female driver remained on the scene.

There’s no word yet on whether she’ll face any charges for the accident.