Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Police Department, this unfortunate accident occurred early Friday morning.

It happened on W M.L.K. Blvd near the EPB building.

Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officers discovered that a pedestrian was struck by vehicle while crossing the street.

Police said the victim suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested and taken into custody.

His name is Zane Wilkinson and he is now charged with DUI, vehicular assault and possession of a handgun while under the influence.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.