COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A person is in critical condition after being struck near a Gender Road intersection on the southeast side of Columbus.

According to police, a male pedestrian was attempting to cross Gender Road just north of Abbie Trails Road, along the neighborhood border of Abby Trails and Brice. The man was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer heading northbound on Gender Road.

The collision occurred just before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning when the pedestrian was knocked off to the east side of the roadway. The man was taken to Grant Medical Center and listed in critical condition.

Gender Road was closed between Upperridge Drive and Abbie Trails Drive while police continue to investigate.