Man hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Thousand Palms

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after he was hit by a car in Thousand Palms on Wednesday morning.

Police found the man lying on the side of the street on Varner Road between Monterrey St. and Cook St. at about 7:45 am. Mike Radford of the CHP told KESQ that the investigation as to what happened is in the early stages.

“We don’t know much of anything. We don’t have an ID on the man hit yet,” Radford said. “We don’t know what type of vehicle hit the man. We just know that he was hit this morning at an unknown time and he sustained major injuries. He was taken to Desert Regional.”