Bridgeport (WSYR-TV) - A 61-year old man is battling serious injuries at Upstate University hospital after he was hit by a car on Saturday night.
Onondaga County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the area of Routes 31 and 298 in Bridgeport just after 10:30 p.m.
The 19-year old driver told investigators he was turning right onto Route 298 when a man suddenly appeared in front of his car, in his lane.
The teen said he was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting the pedestrian.
Deputies describe the man's injuries as life-threatening. His identity is being withheld while investigators notify family members.
The Sheriff's Accident Investigation Team is reviewing the case.