Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Buck O'Neil Bridge - KCTV5

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Buck O'Neil Bridge

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on the Buck O'Neil Bridge. 

The incident happened about 9:15 p.m. on Monday evening.

Authorities say the driver said she was driving northbound when traffic in front of her began braking. She said the victim then appeared in her land of traffic and she was unable to stop in time, hitting the victim.

Police say the driver remained on the scene and cooperated with police. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

Northbound 169 Highway was closed as a result of the accident. It has reopened. 

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