Intoxicated man hit by car near freeway on-ramp Downtown

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 9, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Updated Sunday, Mar 9 at 8:00 AM

SPOKANE, Wash—An intoxicated man crossing a freeway on-ramp in Downtown Spokane was hit by a car Saturday night and taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center.

The intoxicated man, 48-year-old Vasco V. Blackburn, was crossing the on-ramp to I-90 East near the Maple St. exit around 7 p.m. according to Washington State Patrol.

Police said a man driving a pick-up truck hit Blackburn, who was wearing dark clothing in the crosswalk.  

Blackburn was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center with unknown injuries.

Officials closed the I-90 on-ramp for about an hour. 

Police said charges were still pending Saturday night.

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