A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of King and James streets in downtown Hamilton around 2:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon.

Police said the man is in his 20s. As of about 4:45 p.m. Thursday, police reopened the busy downtown intersection.

Paramedics transported one patient in serious condition to Hamilton General Hospital, said Greg Martin, a supervisor with Hamilton Paramedic Service.

Traffic was delayed traveling through the core.

GO Transit and Hamilton Street Railway bus routes were detoured during the closure.

Both agencies published updates on their Twitter accounts: @GoTransitBus and @HSR.

Source: CBC News