CHICAGO (CBS) — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured Wednesday morning in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The 64-year-old man was struck by the vehicle about 6:20 a.m. in the 6200 block of West Belmont, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. The vehicle then drove away from the scene.

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The man was being taken to a hospital in serious condition, police said.

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Due to police activity in the area, No. 77 Belmont buses are being temporarily rerouted in both directions from Belmont, Austin and Narragansett, according to the CTA.

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