LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)– A pedestrian is now in the hospital following a major crash, according to the Lafayette Police Department.

Authorities said the victim was hit by a vehicle while crossing the roadway on the 1700 block of Cameron Street. The 1700 block of Cameron Street is shut down as a result of the incident.

Police are currently investigating the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use an different route.

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