Pedestrian recovering after being hit by a driver near 28th Drive and Peoria Avenue

A pedestrian is recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a suspected DUI driver Friday night.

It happened near 28th Drive and Peoria Avenue, in the area of the Metrocenter Mall, which is now permanently closed.

Police say the pedestrian was hit while crossing in the middle of the street.

The driver received a citation for DUI, police say, adding that the pedestrian is expected to survive.