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Police: Pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing road in east Columbus

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said the driver involved in the crash stayed at the scene.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pedestrian was critically injured after they were struck by a vehicle in east Columbus Monday morning, police said.

The Columbus Division of Police said a Hyundai Sonata was traveling south on Brice Road between Interstate 70 and the Tussing Road intersection. Meanwhile, the pedestrian attempted to cross Brice Road across multiple lanes of traffic. Police said a pedestrian crossing area was not in the area where they were walking. 

The pedestrian crossed into the lane of the upcoming Hyundai and was struck, according to police. 

The pedestrian was taken to Mount Carmel East Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit initiated an investigation into the crash. 

A dispatcher with Columbus police told 10TV that the driver stayed at the scene. 

Brice Road southbound at Tussing Road and the ramp from I-70 East to Brice Road were closed but have since reopened. 

This is a developing story. Stay with 10TV for more updates. 

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