WINNIPEG -- Brandon Police said a pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon.

The police service posted on Twitter that the crash occurred at 18th Street and McTavish Avenue.


“It is anticipated the area will be closed to traffic for several hours while officers complete the investigation,” the tweet reads.

Brandon police said the crash occurred just before 2 p.m., and the pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers remain on scene, and are asking motorists to avoid the area.

CTV News will update this story when more information becomes available.