Pedestrian hit and injured on South Topeka Boulevard Thursday night

A pedestrian was hit on South Topeka Boulevard Thursday night and critically injured.

Dispatch in Shawnee County was called at around 9 p.m. on a report of a person walking in the middle of South Topeka Boulevard near University Boulevard. A second call came in at 9:04 p.m. that the person had been hit by a vehicle.

The first deputy at the scene found a woman who was critically injured. The driver who hit her was not hurt.

There is no suspicious activity believed to be involved in this accident and no signs of impairment of the driver of the vehicle. The accident is still under investigation.

The road was closed for about three hours.