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Dalton PD Traffic Unit investigating after pedestrian was struck on Chattanooga Road Saturday night

Dalton PD Traffic Unit investigating after pedestrian struck Saturday evening on Chattanooga Road. Around 7:00 PM The Dalton Police Department Traffic Unit was called to investigate a traffic crash that involved a pedestrian near the intersection of Chattanooga Road and North Tibbs Road. The impact occurred in front of the Holme's Liquor and Los Pablos Mexican Restaurant just north of the red light. Dalton PD Traffic investigators said the pedestrian was struck by a black 2014 Toyota Corolla and believe the pedestrian was heavily intoxicated. Traffic investigators say the pedestrian was transported to Erlanger in Chattanooga by Hamilton EMS with severe leg injuries. Several lanes of Chattanooga Road was closed while the traffic unit conducted an investigation. This is just one of several serious pedestrian involved crashes that have occurred on Chattanooga Road in the exact area over the past few years. We will have further information once the report is released.