Pedestrian transported to hospital after being struck on Orleans Rd. near Citadel Mall

Source: Live 5
Source: Live 5

A crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian temporarily closed all lanes of Orleans Road Monday evening.

The pedestrian was transported to MUSC for treatment following the crash in the 900 block of Orleans Road near Hazelwood Drive, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said.

The crash was reported at 6:51 p.m. near Saints Market.

An incident report states the accident happened at 6:48 p.m. when a pedestrian was attempting to cross Orleans Road outside of any marked crosswalk.

While police investigated the scene, officers were rerouting traffic through the Citadel Mall parking lot, Francis said.

The report states the police department's Major Accident Investigation Team was requested to investigate the crash because of the severity of the pedestrian's injuries, but the report does not detail what those injuries were.

The crash remains under investigation.

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