COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A 65-year-old woman from New York was struck by a car Wednesday evening while crossing Cane Branch Road.

According to Colleton County Fire Rescue (CCFR), the incident happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. near the Cracker Barrel.

CCFR said that crews were in the area and responded immediately. The woman was in the middle of the road and had multiple traumatic injuries, including a head injury, when they arrived.

The woman was transported via helicopter to Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

The Walterboro Police Department is investigating.