Tragic accident on Commerce Street

Published at 6:06 p.m. on May 23, 2014 | Modified at 6:06 p.m. on May 23, 2014

A man in his his mid-50s was in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car Friday afternoon in downtown Tacoma. Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the man was making a delivery at the Winthrop apartments in the 700 block of Commerce Street when the incident took place. A driver in a Jeep Cherokee slammed into the man, who was standing behind his truck, Cool said.

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