SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A pedestrian was hit by an SUV and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

On Saturday around 8 p.m., police were alerted to an accident involving a pedestrian in the 400 block of Carolina Road.

The male victim received emergency medical assessment and treatment on the scene and was taken to a local hospital.

The driver stayed on the scene, and the road was closed immediately following the accident. All travel lanes have been reopened.

Police are still investigating the incident.

No further information was released.

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