JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Officers with the Jacksonville Police Department (JPD) are investigating a pedestrian versus vehicle crash near Jacksonville State University Wednesday.

According to JPD, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Highway 21 near the Jacksonville State University campus around 5:54 p.m.

The patient was treated on scene by Jacksonville Fire and EMS and flown by helicopter to UAB Hospital.

Additional information will be released by JPD at a later time as they continue to investigate with assistance from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA).