Man injured after being hit by car on Mill Plain

By Paul Suarez, Columbian freelance

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Updated: September 29, 2011, 12:36 PM

 

A 36-year-old homeless man was taken to an area hospital with significant injuries after being hit by a car on Mill Plain Boulevard early Wednesday, officials said.

Saul Eatmon of Vancouver was listed in critical condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, a nursing supervisor said Wednesday night.

The driver, Femy Abellar, 52, of Vancouver was stopped at the intersection of Mill Plain and Chkalov Drive just before the crash about 3:30 a.m., police

said.

When the light turned green, Abellar continued west and struck Eatmon in the intersection.

Eatmon wore dark clothing. No ticket was issued, said Officer Ilya Botvinnik.