A woman was hit by a vehicle Friday evening while trying to cross Old Hammond Highway and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

The pedestrian was struck in the 9300 block of Old Hammond Highway around 6:30 p.m. Friday by a 22-year-old driver, said Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, Baton Rouge Police spokesman.

No citations have been given, but the incident is still under investigation, McKneely said.