Person hit by vehicle, injured on SW Topeka Blvd.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A woman suffered injuries considered critical when she was hit by a vehicle just south of Topeka Thursday night.

It happened around 9 p.m. on SW Topeka Blvd. near Airport Dr. on the northbound side of the road. Authorities say it was not clear yet if the woman was in the road or walking along the shoulder when she was hit.

Northbound traffic is being detoured at Gary Ormsby Dr. west to Hwy. 75 to continue north. Southbound traffic can continue through on S. Topeka Blvd. as normal.

The Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office remains on the scene investigating.

This is a developing story. 13 NEWS will provide updated information as it becomes available.