Pedestrian Runs After Car, Gets Run Over
According to St. Petersburg Police, the pedestrian was intentionally blocking the street and ran after a vehicle.
St. Petersburg Police say a 29-year-old St. Pete man has life-threatening injuries from being struck by a vehicle on Jan. 3 after allegedly running after the vehicle.
According to the police report, Jonathan Daniel Eyer allegedly blocked the path of a northbound vehicle driven by 19-year-old Kyle Jones of Pinellas Park at 13th Avenue North and 58th Street. As Jones backed up to get away from Eyer, police said Eyer ran after Jones.
Eyer was then struck by Jones' 2010 Chevrolet.
Just prior to the crash, police said there was a report of a pedestrian walking aimlessly on 58th and behaving strangely.
Police said alcohol is a factor on the part of Eyer.
He was taken to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment.