Car hits pedestrian, closes several lanes on Ben White Blvd.

(KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Austin police car (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two lanes on westbound Ben White Boulevard and an entrance ramp were closed for several hours as authorities investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.

Police responded to the scene between S. 1st Street and Manchaca Road about 6:05 p.m. Police say two men were crossing the freeway when one of them was struck by a vehicle. The injured pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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