A person was trying to cross Hixson Pike when they were hit by a car on Sunday. Chattanooga police arrived at the scene on Hixson Pike near Highway 153 just before 7:00 p.m.

Eyewitnesses said the victim is an employee of a nearby restaurant. They told Channel 3 the car involved is a Kia and the driver stayed on scene.

Officers said the person hit is expected to survive. 

It's unclear if the driver will face charges.