Pedestrian hit by truck in Dorchester suffers life-threatening injuries

BOSTON (WHDH) - A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when they were hit by a truck in Dorchester Wednesday morning, officials said.

Officers responding to Columbia Road for a report of a crash involving a pedestrian about 10:20 a.m. found a badly injured person at the scene, according to the Boston Police Department.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to an area hospital.

The driver is being questioned by police.

Traffic has been blocked off between Geneva and Washington streets.

An investigation is ongoing.

No additional details were available.

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