Pedestrian critical after being struck by vehicle

A pedestrian has suffered life-threatening head injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Vanier.

It happened on McArthur near Irwin Miller Street at about 12:10 p.m..

McArthur had to be closed in both directions at the site.

It has since reopened.

Paramedics say a man in his 40s was unconscious when they arrived at the scene.

He was taken to hospital in critical condition.