TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department is on the scene of a car vs. pedestrian crash Wednesday morning.

The original call came in around 8:30 a.m. to southwest 37th and Topeka Boulevard, according to Shawnee County Dispatch. As of 9:15 a.m., the southbound lanes of Topeka are shut down.

Topeka Police confirmed the woman who was hit is suffering from life-threatening injuries. She was taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured, according to the Topeka Police Department.

Police are asking motorists to find an alternate route and avoid the area while the Topeka Police Department Reconstruction Team investigates.

This is a developing story.