Pedestrian injured crossing street in Yakima

A Yakima man is injured after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Yakima tonight.

41-year-old Mark Lopez was crossing South 4th Avenue around 6:30 p.m.  While crossing the street, a Jeep, driven by 41-year-old Brian Zimmer of Yakima, was turning and struck Lopez, fracturing one of his legs.

Lopez was transported to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor and the accident is still under investigation.