VERO BEACH, Fla. — A pedestrian was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle in Vero Beach on Thursday evening, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office said.
The crash shut down US 1 near 11th Street but it later was reopened.
Officials said the man was crossing the road and was hit by a vehicle traveling northbound on US 1.
The patient was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in serious but stable condition.
No charges or citations have yet been issued due to the ongoing nature of the investigation.
Northbound US 1 shutdown— IRCSheriff (@IRCSheriff) December 31, 2021
A vehicle vs. pedestrian crash has shutdown US 1 near 11th St. The vehicle traveling northbound on US1 struck a pedestrian crossing the road. EMS transported pedestrian to Lawnwood. The pedestrian is in critical condition. pic.twitter.com/nQAvUlnL91