Driver arrested after pedestrian struck on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired after striking a pedestrian on E. Franklin Street overnight.

Police said it happened just before 3 a.m.

According to authorities, the pedestrian was crossing E. Franklin Street outside of a designated crosswalk and was hit by a car traveling west.

The person suffered minor injuries and was taken to UNC-ER for treatment.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.
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