Pedestrian hit by car in Providence in critical condition


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Providence Friday evening.

According to Providence police, a 53-year-old female was struck by a car near the Burger King on Smithfield Avenue.

She was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital and listed in critical condition.

The victim was not walking in a crosswalk when she was hit by the car.

According to police, the driver will not be cited and poor visibility from weather conditions was a factor in the accident.

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