A man suffered life-threatening injuries when hit by a vehicle on Tucson's southwest side Wednesday night, police say.

He was not in a crosswalk while crossing Irvington Road at the Interstate 19 overpass, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

Officers reopened the road at 10:45 p.m.

Dugan said the driver remained at the scene.

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No further information has been released. 

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.