Whitley County detention center inmate recovering after being hit by car

A Whitley County detention center work release inmate is recovering after being hit by a car.

The News Journal reports the accident happened around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon on Highway 836 in Whitley County.

Officials are not releasing the identity of the man.

They say he was hit by a car while working with a road crew.

The victim was treated at the scene and taken to Baptist Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police do not anticipate to file any other charges besides minor traffic violations.

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