Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by vehicle near Pepsi Center

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DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle near the Pepsi Center.

The accident happened at North Speer Boulevard and Chopper Circle, the Denver Police Department said.

Westbound Wewatta Street was shut down during the investigation and there were lane restrictions on Speer Boulevard.

The name, gender and age of the victim were not released. No information about the circumstances of the accident were released.