Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle

June 11, 2010 2:01:35 PM PDT
A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle in unincorporated Sonoma County near the border of Napa County, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

At about 8:10 a.m., the vehicle struck the pedestrian on Franz Valley Road, according to CHP Officer Paulson.

The pedestrian was airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries, she said.

Franz Valley Road was closed briefly after the crash, but it has since reopened.