A 39-year-old Tacoma man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital Friday night after he was hit by a 1996 Nissan Pickup while changing a flat tire on his own vehicle on the side of eastbound state Route 512, according to the Washington State Patrol.
He was in stable condition Sunday night, according to the hospital.
The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. on eastbound 512, East of 31st Avenue Southwest. The driver of the pickup was a 24-year-old man from Tacoma, according to the State Patrol.
The cause of the accident was DUI, the State Patrol said.