A 22-year-old female pedestrian is in critical condition in an area hospital after Lafayette Police say she was hit by a car while walking in a roadway.

Spokesperson Corporal Paul Mouton says the crash happened in the 500 block of Acadian Hills Lane on Monday night; police responded after 10:00 p.m. Traffic investigators believe a 1993 Pontiac Sunbird was traveling south on the roadway when the vehicle struck the pedestrian walking in the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Lafayette Police say they continue to investigate the cause of the crash.