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Man arrested after pedestrian hit

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Police are questioning a driver after a man was rammed by a car on a footpath at East Devonport on Sunday evening. 

The utility struck a man on the intersection of Tarleton Street and Torquay Road.

Paramedics attended and transported the injured man to hospital where he's in a critical but stable condition.

Police believe both men, aged 49, know each other, describing it as a targeted incident.

"Tarleton Street was partially closed to the public for a period of time, whilst Forensic and Crash Investigation Services examined the scene," said police. 

"Police investigations are ongoing."