(Chelsie Lynn)

A section of Gorge Road is closed after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Friday morning.

The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of Gorge Road and Jutland Road.

VicPD has confirmed they are investigating a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle, and traffic in the area is closed.

In a tweet, VicPD said the pedestrian was transported to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries; witnesses in the area at the time told Victoria Buzz that the pedestrian was elderly, and may have been stuck under the vehicle.

VicPD are asking people to avoid the area, and no estimated time was provided on how long it would be closed for.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident, or anyone that might have video from the scene, is being asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654.

To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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