GRANDE RONDE, Ore. A man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on Highway 18 near Grande Ronde early Friday morning, police said.

Just after 5 a.m., the man pulled over on the shoulder, got out of his car, and was hit by a woman behind the wheel of another car, according to Lt. Gregg Hastings with Oregon State Police.

The man was taken in an ambulance to Salem Hospital where he is in critical condition, Hastings said. Investigators closed one westbound lane of the highway while they processed the scene.

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