Pedestrian hit on Highway 99E south of Milwaukie

Pedestrian hit on Highway 99E south of Milwaukie
The scene of the crash Tuesday afternoon. (Bob Heye/KATU News)

MILWAUKIE, Ore. – A woman was hit near the River Roadhouse just south of downtown Milwaukie on Highway 99E Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the driver stayed on the scene, and the woman was alive when she was transported to OHSU. She is in critical condition.

As of about 5:30 p.m., police had opened up both northbound lanes of Highway 99E, but the southbound lanes were still closed.

It's unclear why the vehicle went off the road and hit the woman. There's no indication the driver was drinking, police said.