By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a male pedestrian is fighting for his life after being struck by a vehicle in Kensington Monday night. The crash happened on the 1900 block of East Allegheny Avenue just before 8 p.m.

Police say the man, approximately 35 to 40 years old, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street mid-block. He was transported to Temple University Hospital and is currently in critical condition.

The striking vehicle remained on scene, police say.

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