Update: Portion of Main St. reopens after accident involving pedestrian, car

ABC Columbia News (FILE)

Lexington, SC (WOLO) — The Lexington Police Department is asking drivers to stay clear of downtown Lexington at the intersection of Main Street where it meets US-1 at Church Street. Authorities say a portion of the street near the center of the Town of Lexington was shut down for about an hour after a collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

Officials say drivers were forced to use an alternate route until the road reopened to traffic.

According to authorities, the accident took place after a driver slammed into a person in the crosswalk . Officials say the victim was injured and taken to an area hospital.

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