Pedestrian critically hurt in St. Lucie County

Updated: Jun. 20, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT
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A vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian early Wednesday morning in St. Lucie County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Robert Hutchinson of Fort Pierce is believed to have been walking on the shoulder of southbound Sunrise Boulevard south of Bell Avenue when a vehicle hit him.

He's currently being treated for life-threatening injuries, according to FHP.

Investigators do not have a description of the vehicle which continued to travel southbound on Sunrise Blvd.

The incident happened at 1:20 a.m.

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