AUGUSTA — A 19-year-old man was listed in serious condition at a Portland hospital after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday night as he crossed Water Street in Augusta.

Augusta police said the man was walking east across Water Street, near Laurel Street, shortly before 8 p.m. when he was struck by the automobile.

The driver was a 61-year-old woman from Jefferson who was northbound on Water Street.

Police declined to identify the pedestrian or the driver.

The man was taken by a LifeFlight of Maine helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Water Street was shut down for several hours as the Maine State Police reconstructed the crash.


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