Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Johnston Street

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon on one of Lafayette’s busiest roadways.

It happened just before 8 p.m. in the 4700 block of Johnston Street.

The condition of the unidentified victim is not known at this time.

Eyewitnesses tell KLFY that the victim is a female who was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured, according to police.

As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, there is still a heavy police presence in the area and the entrance to the parking lot of two businesses near the crash site, Daiquiris Supreme and Office Depot, is roped off.

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