Fire At Crescent Apts





Charlottesville firefighters responded to reports of a fire this morning at Crescent Hall apartments on First Street.

There were reports of heavy smoke but no flames.

Firefighters quickly discovered and extinguished the cause of the smoke, which was a fire in a trash chute.

No injuries were reported.

Pedestrian Struck



Charlottesville police say a man is in critical but stable condition at the UVA Medical Center after being hit by a car early Sunday morning.

According to police, the accident happened around 6 a.m. on McIntire Road at Harris Street.

Police say officers responding to the call found a white man between the age of 55 and 60 in the street.

The driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and spoke to police about what happened.

The man who was hit by the car was taken to the hospital where he was admitted for his injuries.

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