Man struck by pickup, dragged several blocks - WKRN News 2

Man struck by pickup, dragged several blocks

Posted: Updated: June 3, 2009 7:10 AM CDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A man is in stable condition Wednesday morning after police said he was intentionally struck by a pickup truck and dragged several blocks Tuesday night in east Nashville.

Metro police said the victim and another man got into a fight at a local market near the Trinity Inn parking lot on Dickerson Pike near Trinity Lane around 9:45 p.m.

As the suspect left, police said he intentionally hit the victim with his pickup truck.

The victim was dragged several blocks before landing in the roadway.

Authorities have issued a "be on the lookout" for a white pickup truck they believe may have been involved in the accident and an aviation unit has been called to assist officers in the search.

Officers were interviewing potential witnesses and following up on leads Wednesday morning.

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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