A woman is listed in critical condition at a local hospital after a major vehicle crash involving a pedestrian Wednesday night.

According to Sr. Cpl. Matthew Benoit, Lafayette Police responded to the scene of the crash in the 1000 block of West Willow Street around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night (Oct. 5). Upon their arrival officers were able to determine that a female pedestrian was crossing the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on West Willow Street.


Benoit says the female pedestrian is 72 years old and was taken to a local hospital where she is currently listed in critical condition.

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department Traffic Division were still on the scene late Wednesday night as the incident is still under investigation.

We will update this story as more information is made available.

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