Fayette County

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

A pedestrian was hospitalized in critical condition Thursday night after being hit by a vehicle in north Lexington.

Police Sgt. David Richardson said the victim was struck about 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of Georgetown Street and Lima Drive.

No charges are expected against the driver of the car, he said.

Dark clothing and lighting are thought to be factors in the collision.

Georgetown Street was closed for about an hour and a half while police investigated.