9:39 AM: SW Barton is closed at Westwood Village and likely to remain so for a few hours. Police are investigating after a person was hit and seriously injured by a person driving a pickup truck. The Traffic Collision Investigation Squad is coming out and the area’s being taped off.
9:49 AM: The victim is a woman; the driver is a man; no ages yet but both are believed to be over 50. We don’t know her condition yet; he appears unhurt and is being questioned by police.
10:08 AM: Added a photo of the pickup showing the location where the driver came to a stop. Our crew says that’s a bag of groceries visible beneath the truck.
10:15 AM: SFD spokesperson Kristin Tinsley says the woman, believed to be about 60 years old, was taken to Harborview in critical condition.
11:40 AM: According to a Metro alert, the scene has reopened to traffic. No further updates on the victim so far.
10:42 AM THURSDAY: We noted in comments last night that all indications were that the victim did not survive. This morning, a commenter identifying themselves as a relative confirms it.
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