Man struck by car in south Charlotte seriously injured

A man is facing life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in south Charlotte.

Around 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the 5700 block of South Boulevard where the pedestrian was crossing the road and was hit.

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries by Medic. Some lanes of South Boulevard were closed, causing traffic to slow. However, it did continue moving in both directions. 

CMPD's Major Crash Unit is investigating.