THE DALLES, Ore. A man was hit by a van while trying to cross Interstate 84 Saturday evening near The Dalles, police said.

At around 6:30 p.m., Joren Harwood tried to cross from the south side to the north side of the interstate near milepost 85 when he was hit by a van driven by 38-year-old Fadi Akoam, said Lt. Gregg Hastings with Oregon State Police.

Harwood was flown to OHSU with serious injuries.

Akoam and her three juvenile passengers were not injured but the van received major damage in the collision.

Westbound lanes of I-84 were closed for two hours Friday night.

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