Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on east side

One person is in critical condition following a hit and run on the city's east side. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A male pedestrian has died following a hit-and-run accident on the city’s east side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, a 52-year-old male was struck in the area near Pendleton Pike and I-465 just before 7:30 p.m.

The vehicle has been described as a “black vehicle” and was possibly headed north on I-465 after the incident.

The victim was initially transported IU Heath Methodist Hospital in critical condition.  However, police confirmed that the pedestrian later died as a result of his injuries.

As a result of the accident, the on ramp to I-465 South from Pendleton Pike has been shut down.

24-Hour News 8 has a crew headed to the scene.

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