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.