Pedestrian struck by car on Southwest Freeway

A pedestrian trying to cross the Southwest Freeway was struck by a car.

August 21, 2010 7:29:42 AM PDT
A driver hit a pedestrian who was trying to make it across the freeway. This happened on the Southwest Freeway at Westpark. Police say a man was trying to run across the freeway when he was hit by a car. He's in critical condition.

Police arrested the driver, saying had been drinking. It will be up to the district attorney to decide whether she is charged.

The freeway had to be shut down for two hours as a result of the accident.