Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Weymouth on Friday night, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported pedestrian crash on Middle Street around 6 p.m. found one person who had been hit, according to Weymouth police.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to South Shore Hospital. There was no immediate word on the severity of their injuries.

A crash reconstruction team has been called to the scene.

Middle Street is closed from Main Street to Libbey Parkway.

Heavy traffic delays are expected. Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

No additional details were immediately available.

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