WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A juvenile pedestrian has been struck by a car in Winston-Salem, according to police.

At 12:56 p.m. on Sunday, Winston-Salem police responded to reports of a collision on the 2900 block of New Walkertown Road.

2900 Block of New Walkertown Road
Aerial view of the 2900 Block of New Walkertown Road

Police say that the driver of a 2017 Nissan Versa was driving southbound on New Walkertown Road when a juvenile ran in front of the car causing a collision.

The juvenile has been taken to a local hospital for treatment of “life-threatening” injuries, according to police. There is no update on the condition of the juvenile at this time.

Police say that the driver of the Nissan remained on the scene and was fully cooperative with the investigation of the incident.

The road was closed for an “extended period of time” following the crash, but it has now been reopened and is safe for travel, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit responded to the scene of the crime and is in charge of the investigation into the incident.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.

The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.