PLEASANTON -- An accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian has forced officers to shut down a section of Santa Rita Road for the next several hours while they investigate, police said.

Officers responded to the crosswalk at Santa Rita Road and Francisco Street about 8:30 p.m. The department did not comment on the extent of injuries that were suffered in the accident.

Northbound Santa Rita Road between Black and Valley avenues will remain closed for the next several hours. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Check back for updates.

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