A pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run collision along South Kolb Road Wednesday evening, authorities say.

Tucson police re-opened South Kolb Road early Thursday morning after shutting down northbound traffic from East Calle Betelgeux to East 29th Street. 

The pedestrian involved was still in critical condition as of a 1:37 a.m. tweet by the Tucson Police Department.

No additional 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.