SUFFOLK-- A man was airlifted to the hospital Monday evening after an auto-pedestrian accident near downtown.

The crash happened in the 400 block of Factory Street.

The driver of a Pontiac 4-door sedan, contacted police around 7:09 p.m. to report the accident and remained at the scene.

The victim, Rashee Lamarze Blount, 20, of Suffolk, was taken by Nightingale to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment of injures that were not life threatening.

Traffic was briefly detoured between Warwick Street and Mahlon Avenue following the accident.

The accident is under investigation.

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