Pedestrian critically hurt in south side accident

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Indianapolis - A male pedestrian was hurt Tuesday evening when he was struck by a car on the south side.

Police say a 19-year-old female was driving northbound in the 2700 block of Madison Avenue around 6:35 p.m. when she struck a male pedestrian in the roadway. The man suffered fractures to both legs and other blunt trauma and is in critical condition at Methodist Hospital.

Preliminary investigation leads officers to believe the unidentified pedestrian was at fault. Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

Madison Avenue reopened shortly before 9 p.m. after officers cleaned up and investigated the accident scene.