A pedestrian hit by a car Friday morning in southern Cayuga County was undergoing surgery and in critical condition as of approximately 5:30 p.m., according to state police.
The call for a car/pedestrian crash on Moravia-Venice Town Line Road in Venice came into the Cayuga County 911 center at 10:14 a.m., dispatchers said. A pedestrian was injured and the car rolled over and struck a utility pole, knocking down wires.
Dispatchers said the pedestrian was transported by Mercy Flight helicopter to a regional hospital. There were no reports of anyone else taken to hospitals.
Emergency response agencies involved in the response included Genoa Fire Department, Long Hill Fire Department, Moravia Fire Department, Poplar Ridge Fire Department, Four Town Ambulance and Southern Cayuga Ambulance.
New York State Police is handling the investigation. About an hour after the initial call, accident reconstruction was taking place at the scene.
As of Friday evening, police said the driver had not been charged, and the case is still being investigated.