PITTSFIELD, MASS. (WHDH) - A pedestrian was injured Monday morning after being hit by a car in Pittsfield, according to Pittsfield Police.

Police responded to the scene of the accident on West Street near Dorothy Amos Park around 9:30 a.m..

The pedestrian was transported to Berkshire Medical Center with what police say appear to be life threatening injuries.

As of 9:45 a.m., traffic is being diverted at West and South John Streets and West Street at Dewey Avenue. Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use an alternate route.

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