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Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by vehicle

An 18-year-old pedestrian suffered serious, life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car at about 5 p.m. Sunday.

The accident occurred at the corner of First Avenue and Ospika Boulevard. 

Officers and other emergency services arrived on scene and found an 18-year-old man suffering from serious, life-threatening injuries.  He was transported to hospital for treatment.  The 22-year-old female driver of the mid-sized vehicle that hit him remained on scene and cooperated with police.  Alcohol or other drugs are not believed to be a factor.

Evidence was gathered at the scene and the vehicle was seized.  All indications are that the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk when the southbound vehicle collided with him.  The investigation is continuing and charges may be considered upon conclusion.

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