LONDON, ONT. -- A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning in Norfolk County.

OPP were called to Vittoria Road between Hillcrest Road South and Millpond Road around 6:20 a.m. when a 37-year-old resident was hit by an eastbound vehicle.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital but then airlifted by Ornge to a Hamilton hospital.

The driver of the vehicle was not hurt.

The roadway was closed for three hours for the investigation.

OPP plan to release more information once it becomes available.