Car hits person walking; one person hospitalized

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person was taken to the hospital after a car hit someone walking Tuesday at the intersection of East Oltorf Street and Alvin Devane Boulevard. Both lanes of Oltorf Street headed east were blocked off while police worked the area, though the turning lane is open. Police asked drivers to avoid the area.

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