Man seriously injured after being hit near Aurora Avenue Bridge

Northbound lanes are blocked on Aurora Avenue following a vehicle/pedestrian collision.

SEATTLE -- A man was taken to the Harborview Medical Center late Monday after being struck by a car while walking north of the Aurora Avenue Bridge, Seattle police said.

Officers responded to calls of a collision around 6 p.m. in the 4400 block of Aurora Avenue North. Police found a man in his 40s with serious injuries on the scene, and he was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The initial investigation revealed the man was jaywalking across the bridge when he was struck by a Honda sedan traveling northbound. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the collision.

Northbound traffic on Aurora Avenue north was shut down with Seattle police investigated the collision.

The road was shut until 9:30 p.m.