Driver hit Waukesha pedestrian near St. Paul and Fairview

A driver hit a pedestrian in Waukesha Wednesday evening, Jan. 4.

It happened near St. Paul Avenue and Fairview just after 5 p.m. Police said a 73-year-old man was crossing the street when he was hit, and the striking vehicle remained at the scene.

The man was taken to a hospital for "advanced care" of life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

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Waukesha police asked people to avoid the area and said it would be "closed for some time" as of 7:40 p.m.