A pedestrian was listed in critical condition at a local hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica Thursday, September 21st, police said.

Santa Monica police were called to the intersection of 25th Street and Ocean Park Boulevard at 6:19 p.m., where a traffic accident had been reported with injuries involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle was traveling northbound on 25th Street and turning westbound onto Ocean Park Boulevard, pol-ice said.

The pedestrian was crossing southbound across Ocean Park Boulevard in a marked crosswalk when the vehicle struck the pedestrian, police said.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital and the driver of the vehicle was interviewed at the scene and released pending further investigation.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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