'Improperly placed pedestrian' hit by car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A man got hit by a car while trying to cross a Springfield street.

Police said the 25-year-old Eugene was taken to the hospital after the collision Wednesday night.

The man was trying to cross Mohawk Road near 18th Street in Springfield when he was hit by a car.

His injuries are not known, but police said the injuries didn't appear serious.

The crash remains under investigation. Police said the man hit by the car might face a citation for being an "improperly placed pedestrian."