WINNIPEG – Winnipeg police said Wednesday morning that the victim of a Tuesday afternoon pedestrian-vehicle collision has undegone surgery.

Part of Ellice Avenue was closed Tuesday after police said the pedestrian was hit by a vehicle.

Police said they were called to the area of Ellice Avenue and Edmonton Street around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. Police closed a section of Ellice Avenue behind Portage Place Shopping Centre.

Officers were still on scene around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.

One person who was in the area told CTV News Winnipeg they saw a person taken away in an ambulance.

Police told CTV News on Wednesday morning the victim is in hospital in critical stable condition.

The traffic division is investigating.

-with files from CTV's Beth Macdonell