MANHATTAN — One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Bluemont Ave. and Juliette.

The accident occurred just before 9 a.m. According to Riley County EMS, a patient was transported to Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan with critical injuries. The injured person was not identified. It’s unclear if the driver or pedestrian were cited for any traffic violations. That information is pending from the Riley County Police Department.

The accident scene caused minor traffic adjustments and was cleared shortly before 9:30 a.m.

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