Bernie, MO man critically injured after being hit by car

Bernie, MO man critically injured after being hit by car

BERNIE, MO (KFVS) - Authorities are investigating after a Bernie, Missouri man was hit by a vehicle.

According to the Bernie Police Department, on Saturday, July 18, at 11 p.m., Richard Enderton, Jr., 21, was hit by a northbound car driven by an 18-year-old woman, also of Bernie.

Police say the woman was going northbound on MO 25 when her vehicle hit Enderton just south of the Crumb Street crossing. They say Enderton had been skateboarding by the highway just before the crash, but it is unclear if he was skateboarding or walking when he was hit.

According to police, Enderton was taken by helicopter to a Memphis, Tenn. hospital with critical injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is also investigating the crash.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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