Pedestrian Hit While Crossing Crosswalk Against “Don’t Walk” Signal

A pedestrian, 38-year-old Justin M. Clay of Valrico remains in critical condition with life threatening injuries.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reports that Clay was walking eastbound on the southbound sidewalk of Lumsden Road when he crossed the intersection of John Moore Road against a “Don’t Walk” signal.

As a result, he was hit by a 2006 Toyota Scion xA and now remains in critical condition at Tampa General. The Toyota driver, 43-year-old Wen Qi Xiong of Brandon, and its passenger, 41-year-old Xiu Ying Yang of Brandon, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Brandon Regional Hospital.

Clay’s birthday is tomorrow.